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Rebecca Starford: How I Became A Writer

Session Info:

Memoir writer Rebecca Starford (author of Bad Behaviour) shares her experiences of getting her work into print for the first time, how she managed to write a whole book, and later having the confidence to call herself a writer. This is an honest and inspirational session for aspiring writers of all ages.

Rebecca shares her journey from early scribbles in her diary to becoming a published writer. The session also looks at experimenting with different forms, working out what books to read during the writing journey, as well as tips and techniques that get you at the desk and writing words on the page.

It is also an insider’s account of how to get your manuscript into the best possible shape for publication – and how to get it into the hands of the right people.

Topics Covered

  • Inspiration
  • Discipline
  • Techniques to get you writing regularly
  • How to get your manuscript into the hands of the right people
  • The publishing process

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