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Why not enter a writing competition? (plus literary events 8 Oct 2019 onwards)

Calling writers of all ages, be brave! Get your writing out there. Whatever you write – poems, short stories, novels of all genres – there is a competition for you. Angela J. Phillip goes in search of the best competitions.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Angela J. Phillip writing competitions 2019 writing competitions 2020
Crime scene

How to write a crime novel (plus literary events from 1 Oct 2019)

In the UK, sales of crime novels have increased more than any other genre so how about writing one? From how to start, through planning protagonists and structure Angela J. Phillip goes in search of tips for writing the perfect crime novel.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Angela J. Phillip How to write a crime novel Susan Evans
The Spirit Level by Pickett & Wilkinson

Six alternative realities (plus literary events from 24 Sept 2019)

How close are we getting to the alternative worlds and cultures that have been written about in the last ten years? And is the way our world is developing the one we want? Angela J. Phillip has a look at six of them.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Alternative realities Angela J. Phillip Gone girl Life after life Never let me go The silence of the girls The Spirit Level The testaments

How do you know if I’m real? (plus literary events from 17 Sept 2019)

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) about to write our news stories, articles and novels? We’ve got cars that drive themselves, planes that no longer need a pilot, fake news to manipulate our voting patterns, so how about stories? Are writers about to be made redundant? Shall we be left at the mercy of algorithms devised by the powerful to lull us into submission to their agendas? Angela J. Phillip investigates (or at least, she says it’s her).

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: AI replacing writers Angela J. Phillip
Printed Matter Bookshop, 185 Queens Rd, Hastings

Best Bookshops: The Printed Matter Bookshop, 185 Queens Rd, Hastings

More than just a place to buy interesting books, The Printed Matter Bookshop runs author events and book clubs – and you can get vinyl, too. Lee Humphries talks to Angela J. Phillip about the delights and difficulties of running an independent bookshop.

Posted 13:40 Monday, Sep 16, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Angela J. Phillip Lee Humphries Printed Matter Bookshop
Code 17 by Francis Booth

Interviews with writers: Francis Booth – Code 17 thrillers and much much more

Francis Booth, a highly acclaimed writer based in St Leonards has more than twenty titles to his name. This year he has published two new thrillers: Code 17 and Code 17.2. Angela J. Phillip goes to see him to find out more.

Posted 10:04 Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Angela J. Phillip Code 17 thrillers Francis Booth Songs of the Elder Sisters The January Legacy
New Writing South prize winners: L-R: Andrea Samuelson; Antony Mair; NWS chief executive Lesley Wood and Glyn Carter.

East Sussex writers triumph in international competition (and literary events from 10 Sept 2019)

Writers from Bexhill, Hastings and St Leonards fought off stiff international competition to pick up key prizes in Hastings Literary Festival’s 2019 competition, which featured short story, poetry and flash fiction categories reports Alison Steel from Hastings Litfest.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Andrea Samuelson Angela J. Phillip antony Mair Competition winners Hastings LItfest 2019 Francis Booth Roz Balph
Hannah Sheppard

How to submit your novel – advice from Hannah Sheppard (and literary events from 3 Sept 2019)

Hope sprouts like a weed in the heart of every aspiring author when Hannah Sheppard from the DHH Literary Agency walks into the room. The Hastings Litfest workshop on How to prepare your novel for submission was held on Friday 30th and Angela J. Phillip reports on what happened.

Posted 09:00 Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 In: Hastings Bookchat Tags: Angela J. Phillip DHH Literary Agency Hannah Sheppard Hastings LitFest 2019 How to submit your novel
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