Find out what the SoA Scriptwriters Group (SWG) has been doing in 2020 and meet the new Committee.
Round off 2020 with the SoA’s inaugural End of Year Quiz. Your quiz masters are Prizes & Awards Manager Robyn Law and Contracts Advisor Theo Jones, who will be joined by a special mystery guest for a bonus round.
Join us advisors Catherine Fuller and Theo Jones for a comprehensive insight into what they do when they look at your contracts – from the types of publishing agreements the team see on a daily basis, to tried and tested negotiating techniques, identifying clarifiers and matters left unsaid.
Whether you’re a debut author or a seasoned pro, this session from Anna Caig aims to help you give your book promotion a real boost – by creating and delivering a marketing strategy.
Join us for an informal social and meet fellow authors from across the north of England.
Join us for an in-depth session on using characters and real people in your work, as well as how to avoid the pitfalls and protect your own creations. With years of legal and practical experience, SoA Chief Executive Nicola Solomon will be in conversation with Joe Sullivan, Director of Cartoon Museum, offering an overview of using characters and real people, including copyright defamation, privacy, trademarks and more.
What do literary agents do – and do I need one? In collaboration with the Association of Authors’ Agents (AAA), the SoA’s new network for Authors with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses is holding this 45-minute event for anyone interested in learning about literary agents.
Grab a cuppa and get to know writer and poet Dean Atta in conversation with SoA’s Membership Manager, Nadia Bonini. Our last Afternoon Tea of 2020 – Dean talks poetry, offers insights into his work and creative routine, and how he is adapting to life online.
Join our Putney Group for their next online meet-up for an informal chat with fellow authors.