Yesterday was Writing East Midland's 5th Writers' Conference, held in the Newton and Arkwright building of Nottingham Trent University.
But it was still good.
Richard's modus operandi is to engage with the world by "looking into something that I don't really get"... in order to better understand / explore topics. He utilises written words, film and imagery.
The first session I attended was called Demystifying the Publishing Process, by The Society of Authors.
Martin Reed from the Society of Authors talks to local author and SoA member Jonathan Emmett and the publisher Crystal Mahey-Morgan of the storytelling lifestyle brand OWN IT! about the modern publishing process and landscape, and about the relationships between the author, their books, and their ‘brand’.