Here are some photos of my talk at Book To The Future 2018. This was the fifth year of the University of Birmingham's free literary festival. The first year inspired me to write The Sheriff and I have spoken about self-publishing at every event since. Great photos from the event photographer, although I do look like I'm about to sneeze in a few of them!
The third quarter of this year was revolutionary. It kicked off with my first ever attendance at a national literary festival, the highly-popular Edge-Lit, and ended with plenty more words stored safely on my Dropbox. I also returned to the Birmingham Writers' Group after a six-month absence with fresh stories in hand.
Edge-Lit! It was the happiest day of my life. Talking to writers about other writers and writing in general, all with a fantasy, sci-fi and horror focus... bliss! There were so many things I learnt at Edge-Lit which will help me become a better writer. I left energised, motivated and a tiny bit drunk.
It looks like I won't complete Nephos 3 before the end of the year. It's 80% finished but I ran out of steam, so I'm taking another break. Still, more time to spend on short stories.
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