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How to sell your writing in interviews – with Anna Caig

Communications expert Anna Caig delivers this session on interview skills for authors, with a focus on the online opportunities that have become ‘the new normal’ in recent months. Broadcast live on 19 May 2020 as part of the SoA @ Home Festival. Presented by Francesca Howell. Anna Caig has worked in communications for 17 years,…

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Afternoon tea with… Vaseem Khan

Writer and Betty Trask Awards judge Vaseem Khan invited us round for virtual tea and literary cake in week four of the SoA@Home Festival and on the day we announced the shortlists for the 2020 Society of Authors’ Awards. The SoA’s Robyn Law asked him about judging book awards in lockdown, his creative routine, and…

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Book Marketing with Sam Missingham

Sam Missingham of The Empowered Author (theempoweredauthor.com) shares marketing tips and advice, relevant whether you’re traditionally published, hybrid or an indie author. Presented by Anna Ganley. Broadcast live by the Society of Authors in Week four of the SoA @ Home Festival on 12 May 2020. Sam Missingham runs the Empowered Author website which offers…

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Afternoon Tea with… Roger McGough

Roger McGough gave a couple of hundred of us a warm welcome into his home during Week Three of the SoA @ Home Festival. We talked about poetry in lockdown, poetry doors, working class writers and more. Presented by Nicola Solomon. Broadcast live by the Society of Authors in Week three of the SoA @ Home…

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Digital opportunities for educational publishing

Broadcast live on 6 May 2020 as part of the SoA @ Home Festival. Explore the ways in which digital publishing can be used to enhance learning and the unique functionality the available platforms can offer. With Ian Eagleton from The Reading Realm, Nikki Gamble from Just Imagine and Helen Parker from Rising Stars, in…

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Holistic Health at Home – with Ignaty Dyakov

With limited access to the outside world right now what should we do to stay healthy? Ignaty Dyakov will offer suggestions on nutrition, exercise, sleep, and relaxation to sustain your physical, spiritual and emotional health in the current circumstances and beyond. Presented by Anna Ganley. Broadcast live by the Society of Authors in Week two…

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Afternoon tea with… Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris invited us (and 300 of our best friends) into her shed during Week One of the SoA @ Home Festival. We talked about life in lockdown, current projects, and being kind to ourselves. Presented by Nicola Solomon. Broadcast live by the Society of Authors in Week one of the SoA @ Home Festival…