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Weekly Live Online Events to Help Your Writing

Join us as a member to join our live weekly online events featuring leading experts in writing and publishing

Live Member Events

Our live events cover everything you need to know about writing, editing, and publishing your book.

Exclusive for members of Jericho Writers, our programme of 2021 online events give you the chance to pitch your work to literary agents, ask questions to leading experts and get feedback on your writing – all from your living room.

Member events are included in the Jericho Writers membership, alongside professional video courses, masterclasses, query letter feedback and our AgentMatch search engine. You can take a look at our upcoming events, here.

Join per month or for the year to gain unlimited access to everything you need to write, edit and publish your book.

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Weekly Events
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Covering everything you need
From writing craft to the industry

November Member Events

This month we’re zooming in on two essentials: writing and editing. Learn how to write beautiful sentences, take editorial feedback, hear from the brain behind ‘Eats, Shoots and Leaves’, and much more!

Thursday 4 November, 16.00 GMT

Member ‘Ask Us Anything’ Zoom event

Join us for our second ‘Ask Us Anything’ event taking place on ZOOM! This is a great opportunity to get to know fellow members from around the world and say ‘hello’ via webcam. 

Friday 5 November, 19.00 GMT

Demystifying the Editorial Process with Lauren Sills

What exactly does an editor do? What is the difference between a copyedit and a proofread? Here we will break the whole editorial process down so that you can feel confident in what to expect.

Monday 8 November, 19.00 GMT

Reschedule: Twitter for Authors with Julie Owen-Moylan

Are you clueless about Twitter? Discover the dos and the dont’s of successful tweeting so that you have fun with it and feel more comfortable. Find out how to build a following and connect with like-minded people while using Twitter as a valuable part of your author platform.

Monday 15 November, 19.00 GMT

Eats, Shoots and Leaves Live with Lynne Truss

Join us for a conversation with grammar expert and writer of all things from sport journalism to crime fiction and more, Lynne Truss. You’re likely to remember Truss’s seminal book on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves, well this is your chance to ask the author your burning questions, for writing advice and to tackle those niggling punctuation issues.

Wednesday 17 November, 19.00 GMT

Crafting Beautiful Sentences with Anna Bailey

So much of improving as a writer comes from reading. Choose an author whose prose you really admire – pick a short scene of theirs and write something similar with your own characters, paying attention to the language the author uses and considering why it works in the context.

Tuesday 23 November, 19.00 GMT

Tidy Up Your Prose with Benjamin Dreyer

A copy editor is a writer’s best friend and every writer should be lucky to have a copy editor like Benjamin Dreyer, Copy Chief at Penguin Random House, on their side. Join Benjamin and Jericho’s Drew Broussard for a conversation about what a copy editor does and some tips and tricks for how to tidy up your prose!

Tuesday 26 November, 19.00 GMT

Making Prose Poetic with Sam Riviere

Prose and poetry are delightful forms in and of themselves, but there’s magic to be found in blending them together. Join poet and author Sam Riviere and Jericho’s Drew Broussard for a conversation about writing poetry, writing prose, and how tapping your poetic sensibilities can elevate your language and change your writing.

December Member Events

Flustered by flash fiction? Sci-fi making you scared? Trying to solve the riddle of romance writing? This month we’re focusing on the genres you might have never thought were for you, learning from authors at the very top of their game.

6 December, 19.00 GMT

Creative Alchemy: Harnessing the Power of Juxtaposition in Flash Fiction with Kathy Fish

Defined as: the act or an instance of placing two or more things side by side often to compare or contrast or to create an interesting effect, juxtaposition is a unique and powerful tool for flash fiction writers. Expect this session to take your flash writing to exciting new places!

8 December, 19.00 GMT

Writing Screenplays 101 with Holly Race

Have you always loved the idea of writing a script, but weren’t sure where to start? In this workshop, script editor Holly Race will demystify the process, covering how to present your script on the page, the use of screen genres to guide narrative, and the importance of creating a visual voice. Suitable for anyone interested in scriptwriting, whether you have an idea ready to write or just want to see what it’s all about.

13 December, 19.00 GMT

Brave (New) Worlds: Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy with T.L. Huchu

Science Fiction and Fantasy are ever-popular genres, whether they take readers to the stars or alternate dimensions or other worlds altogether. But how do you write magic or starships when you’re stuck here on plain old Earth? T.L. Huchu joins Jericho’s Drew Broussard to talk about writing SFF and giving your imagination room to roam.

15 December, 19.00 GMT

Writing Romance with Lia Louis

From finding your hook and creating the perfect romantic hero; to creating a compelling plot and overcoming self doubt, learn how to craft your romance novel with top tips and advice from romance author, Lia Louis.

17 December, 19.00 GMT

The Strange, The Weird, The Speculative with Sofia Samatar

Beyond the edges of the map, writers are pushing the boundaries of genre and form in exciting and strange ways. World Fantasy Award-winner Sofia Samatar is one of the brightest lights in the constellation of the speculative and she joins Jericho’s Drew Broussard to talk about what it means to write the weird.

20 December, 19.00 GMT

Spooky Scary: Writing Horror with Stephen Graham Jones

Why do we like reading or writing about the things that scare us? Horror titan Stephen Graham Jones (winner of the Stoker Award for both of his 2020 releases, The Only Good Indians and Night of the Mannequin) joins Jericho’s Drew Broussard to talk about writing the things that go bump in the night, how to scare your audience, and why horror matters.

Members Love Our Events

The Crime/Psychological Thrillers webinar tonight was incredibly helpful and entertaining throughout. Whoever booked it: great casting! And to Anna, that was a masterclass in moderating — engaging, organic, energetic, and beautifully balanced and clear.

J.E Seuk

Jericho Writers Member
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Previous Member Event Highlights

Members can catch up with any previous events via replay. Here is a selection of some of our favourite previous events.

Your Submission Package with Mushens Entertainment

Superstar agents Juiet Mushens and Silé Edwards from Mushens Entertainment joined us to answer everything you ever wanted to know about how to hook an agent.

Ask an Editor Anything

Tanya Byrne is an award-winning YA author. As an editor and mentor, she is passionate about encouraging writers from marginalised backgrounds to tell their own stories. In this session, she joined us to answer anything about editing.

Holly Seddon In Conversation with Ruth Ware

International best-selling authors Holly Seddon and Ruth Ware joined us to discuss everything from writing and publishing to film, TV and translation. A must-watch for all buddding thriller writers.

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