How to Write a Book in a Day: The Rathbones Folio Sessions

19 May How to Write A Book in a Day: The Rathbones Folio Sessions
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With A L Kennedy, Louise Doughty, Kate Clanchy, Owen Sheers and friends

They say that everyone has a book in them. But not everyone manages to write it.

Join some of the best authors today as they reveal the tricks of their trade and invite you to get to the heart of what makes a great book tick. For aspiring writers and book lovers alike, A L Kennedy is our host, with guests including Kate Clanchy, Owen Sheers, Adam Foulds, Louise Doughty, Chloe Aridjis, Francesca Beard, Joe Dunthorne and many others.

11.30 – 12.45    Session one: The Beginning: How great ideas happen; how to get started, myth-busting  

13.15 – 14.30    Session two: The Middle: How ideas becomes stories; plot, voice, redrafting

14.45 – 16.00    Session three: The End: How to know when it’s finished; making stories come alive

16.15 – 17.15    Bonus session: The Rathbones Folio Mentorships: featuring Rathbones Folio mentors (Francesca Beard, Louise Doughty, Joe Dunthorne and Adam Foulds) and their mentees: gifted young students who have experienced unique, one-to-one mentorship over the course of a school year.


Name: How to Write a Book in a Day: The Rathbones Folio Sessions
Where: British Library St Pancras
When: -
Price: Full Price: £15.00
Member: £15.00
Senior 60+: £12.00
Student: £10.00
Registered Unemployed: £10.00
Under 18: £10.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
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