Saturday 2 February - 1.15pm-2.15pm (60 mins)
Wolverhampton Art Gallery,
Come along to a talk from two local speculative fiction authors on their routes to publication with a particular focus on finding and securing that most elusive of beasts: the literary agent. They will discuss what an agent does, what they expect from an author and how the two work together on idea generation, editing and securing publishing deals.
Anna Stephens is a UK author of gritty epic fantasy.
Anna Stephens is the author of the Godblind trilogy, of which the first two volumes, Godblind and Darksoul, have now been published. Bloodchild will be published in summer 2019.
A literature graduate, Anna loves all things speculative, from Doctor Who and Firefly to classic Hammer and Universal horror films and beyond.
As a beginner in Historical European Martial Arts, with a focus on Italian longsword, and a second Dan black belt in Shotokan Karate, she’s no stranger to the feeling of being punched (or stabbed) in the face, which is more help than you would expect when writing fight scenes.”
G X Todd is the author of the Voices series, with Defender (Jan 2017) and Hunted (May 2018) so far released in the planned quartet. After completing a history degree at the University of Birmingham, Todd worked for public libraries for fifteen years where she drove a 35-foot-long library van around the Black Country. She resides in the West Midlands, UK, and spends her days living the dream: writing books while in her PJs.