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Author Surgery: Meet & Discuss Ideas with Established Authors



Sessions where budding writers (of any genre) can discuss their ideas with working authors in an informal and friendly setting.


Our principal aim is to support the development of new, local writing talent – whatever their genre. By creating these sessions we hope to encourage the free flow of ideas and advice between unpublished writers and authors.

What’s in it for you?
*A brilliant opportunity to meet established authors
*A fantastic chance to ask for advice on writing and getting published
*Show your synopsis (fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels) to authors for review
*Obtain contacts and inspiration
*Unlimited visits
*It’s free!

The 2 hour Drop-in session will take place at The Big Green Bookshop in Wood Green.

Precious's Latest Blogs

Jan.29.2011 - 6:21 am
What kind of family matters? Is adoption the...
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Jun.12.2010 - 10:02 am
Interview: "I once drank 5 bottles of champagne in one afternoon...." - the legend Nina Simone My first ever celebrity interview, fresh out of journalism...
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Jun.11.2010 - 4:12 am
An Education: Ivy League Hookers    by Precious Williams first published in Glamour magazine WHEN I meet Celine she is wearing a floor-length Marc Jacobs coat over  Chloe jeans...
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Jun.09.2010 - 2:57 pm
Health: My Life As An Ex-Vegetarian     first published in the Daily Telegraph (UK) Last week, after 12 years of strict vegetarianism, I tucked into an oozing pink slab...
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Comments from Precious

Jun.10.2010 - 1:49 am
In response to: Giving up vegetarianism
Thank you Linda!
Jun.09.2010 - 2:42 pm
In response to: Is being white something you can learn?
Thanks for your comment.  I'd be really interested in reading about your experiences with your daughters.  Best wishes...
Mar.23.2010 - 4:18 pm
In response to: Racism and the Myth of a "Victim Mentality"
@Sunny As a British-born African who has lived in America as well as the UK - I have to  say that while London has a...
Nov.20.2009 - 2:35 pm
In response to: shirley jackson novels versus MFA writing programs
...I should have read this before embarking on my own graduate studies in creative writing x


Published Reviews

Published by The New Black Magazine
Williams produces a provocative, warm, disturbing and at times hilarious memoir; I was pleasantly surprised and I read it in one sitting. When I put it down I was both enlightened...