Literary Festivals


Every FICTION author should consider attending Literary and Book Festivals. It’s a great way to network, pick up new ideas and promote your book – even if it’s only to your fellow attendees.

If you can get a speaking slot – even better! This is usually not that easy unless you are a well-known name. However, if you can play the ‘local author’ card - then that can really help. Also if you have something a little more original than ‘this is my book’ to offer as a talk, then that can also work in your favour.

You’ll need to contact the festival well in advance as programmes are usually confirmed six to eight months before the festival itself. And they will generally be more...

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