Diary and appearances

2021

In Conversation with BEN AARONOVITCH, Friday 28th January SOLD OUT!

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT! CRIKEY!

I’ll be in conversation with the amazing Ben Aaronovitch at Waterstones, Canterbury on Friday 28th January at 6:30pm. A splendid time is guaranteed for all, though space is limited so grab your tickets here now.

One of the many times Ben has “encouraged” me to write.

HOW TO BE YOURSELF ONLINE

WEDNESDAY 9TH FEBRUARY

How can you use online to promote yourself and your books

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-be-yourself-online-with-bookswarm-kelly-weekes-and-mark-stay-tickets-226989069417

About this event

Join us and our panel of experts as give advice on what authors should do across various digital platforms to best represent themselves.

We’ll examine:

  • Why you should get out there
  • What are your core values
  • What are the elements about yourself that you want to portray
  • How to get confidence to get visible
  • Why you should put yourself out there
  • Various Social media
  • Building a website that accurately reflects your work and entices visitors
  • Newsletters
  • Podcasts and 
  • Collaborations

Byte the Book’s Justine Solomons will chair this discussion and she’ll be joined by Bookswarm’s Simon Appleby, Marketing Mentor and Confidence and Mindset Coach Kelly Weekes and Author, Podcaster and Editor Mark Stay.

This event is free for all to attend and will be run on Zoom. There’s more info here.

FAVERSHAM LITERARY FESTIVAL

SATURDAY 19TH FEBRUARY, 4PM

Time travel, magic, witches… and happy families! Join Kent authors Mark Stay and FM Dixon as they exchange ideas, antics and themes that run through their fiction written for teens and young adults… and for all the family!

Mark Stay lives in Herne Bay and is co-presenter of the Bestseller Experiment podcast. He is the author of the Crow Folk series, Robot Overlords, Back to Reality and The End of Magic. F.M. Dixon works at University of Kent, and can be found with surprising regularity in London, Paris and New York, assuming you know where to look… and when.

Free event. Booking required. GET YOUR FREE TICKETS HERE.

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