Feel Good Fridays – The SoA End of Year Quiz

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Virtual Event

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.

Publishing Contracts and How to Improve Them

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Virtual Event

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.

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Staying in Character: How to Protect Yourself and Your Characters

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Virtual Event

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.

Industry Insider – The Role of a Literary Agent

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Virtual Event

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.

Afternoon Tea with Dean Atta

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Virtual Event

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.