Festival Of Romance

This festival has a lot to offer for those who are not yet commercially published, including:
  • A writing workshop by Sue Moorcroft
  • New Talent Award - for the opening chapter of a romantic novel of any type. The judges are Donna Condon, senior commissioning editor at Piatkus, and Jane Judd literary agent.
  • Aspiring authors clinic
  • The chance to meet publishers including Mills and Boon editors, Choc Lit, Xcite Books and Total-E-Bound
Day tickets are £55 including a 2 course lunch.
The full programme is on their website:
Self-published authors wishing to sell their books at the Festival may do so, you need to supply copies to the Festival bookshop.
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