How to make great audio drama

SoA @ Home Festival

Why write audio or podcast drama? How do you sell ideas to radio? Join us for an in-conversation event with Scriptwriters Group chair David Morley as well as award-winning scriptwriter Rhiannon Tise and winners of this year’s Tinniswood and Imison Awards, Ian Martin (The Thick of It) and Vicky Foster.

Where are we now and what’s next for literature?

SoA @ Home Festival

We look back over the last 12 weeks to discuss the changes to authors’ lives and the literature sector during lockdown. What can we do to stay resilient and connected after lockdown? What stays, what goes? What does the future look like for authors, publishers and the wider industry?

Your Top Membership FAQs Answered

SoA @ Home Festival

This fun, interactive session will highlight some of the common issues faced by your fellow members and give you the opportunity to put your query to the panel.

Afternoon Tea with Joanna Trollope

SoA @ Home Festival

Grab a cuppa and a join us for a 45-minute online video session with Joanna Trollope, one of the SoA’s Council members, as she shares a mini tour of her creative workspace, insights into what she’s currently working on, and how she is adapting to working online.

East Midlands Group online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join the East Midlands Group on Saturday 11 July from 1pm for an informal catch up with fellow authors in your area.

Hertfordshire Writers online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join the Hertfordshire Writers on Tuesday 14 July from 7.30pm for an informal catch up with fellow authors in your area.

Bristol Group online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join the Bristol Group on Friday 17 July from 11am for their next coffee morning. Bring your coffee and catch up with fellow members to chat about your work and support each other during lockdown.

Manchester Group online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join the Manchester Group on Monday 27 July from 8pm and hear from literary agent Greg Morton on the author and agent relationship. 

Novelists in London online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join Novelists in London on Wednesday 29 July from 6.30pm for an informal chat, networking and information sharing session.

Bristol Group online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Bring your coffee and catch up with fellow members to chat about your work and support each other during lockdown.

East Midlands Group online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join the East Midlands Group on Saturday 1 August from 1pm for an informal catch up with fellow authors in your area.

Hertfordshire Writers online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join Hertfordshire Writers on Tuesday 11 August from 7.30pm for an informal chat with fellow authors in your area.

Bristol Group online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Bring your coffee and catch up with fellow members to chat about your work and support each other during lockdown.

Manchester Group online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join the Manchester Group on Monday 24 August from 8pm for an informal chat with fellow authors in your area.

Novelists in London online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join Novelists in London on Tuesday 25 August from 6.30pm for an informal chat, networking and information sharing session.

Hertfordshire Writers online meet-up

SoA local group meet-up

Join Hertfordshire Writers on Tuesday 25 August from 7.30pm for an informal chat with fellow authors in your area.