Finding Your Voice in Fiction

Event details

Sunday 24th Oct 2021


Discoveries judges Kate Mosse, Ayisha Malik and agent Viola Hayden lead this informal online panel discussion, full of fresh insights and inspiration, brought to you in partnership with the The Working Class Writer’s Festival.

Have you ever wondered how writers craft narrative voices that spark readers’ imaginations? In this practical event, you will discover how to identify your unique point of view, how to craft dialogue and how to bring a character or scene to life. By sharing writing techniques and tips, novelists Kate Mosse and Ayisha Malik will talk about how to plot your novel and develop your story. Literary agent Viola Hayden will also shed light on how to advocate for yourself and secure an agent and publisher. This digital event will offer everything you need to know about writing and publishing your debut novel – with an opportunity for questions at the end.

Discoveries is our unique writing development initiative, delivered in partnership with Audible and Curtis Brown, which invites all unpublished women writers aged 18 and up, currently residing in the UK or Ireland and writing in English, to submit their works of adult fiction. Writers don’t need to have finished a novel – only to have started one – and it is free to enter. We’re looking for writing that shows real potential, not necessarily polished drafts.

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