The Writing Platform Panel at the 2013 Newcastle Writing Conference

The Newcastle Writing Conference presents an opportunity for new and emerging fiction writers to explore and learn about trends in publishing, new markets for writing, as well as a chance to connect with other authors and industry experts.

The conference is presented by New Writing North and Northumbria University and will approach the publishing industry from a writer’s perspective, with a focus on how to break into writing, market trends and the state of the bookseller industry.

The Literary Platform will host a Writing Platform panel in the afternoon, introducing this new online space for writers: The Writing Platform is a free online guide for writers at all stages and of all genres, to best online practice and writing in a digital age.

The Literary Platform founder Sophie Rochester will chair the panel, with author speakers; Chris Rickaby, Lisa GeeEwan Morrison and Tony White.

Saturday 4 May, 9.30am-5.30pm

Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

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