Have you always wanted to write a book but don’t know where to start?
Writing Coach and award-winning Author Annika Spalding presents So You Want To Write A Book? Featuring insightful talks from authors and an opportunity to learn more through Q&A, plus a workshop facilitated by Annika, this event will give you the inspiration to begin and finish your own book.
In February, we will be focusing on the children’s genre.
The featured authors are:
Jenica Leah is a self-published children’s author and a passionate advocate for sickle cell with a positive outlook on life. Living with sickle-cell anaemia herself, she has battled with the many complications that come with the disorder; but she has never let this stop her from being who she is. From being a full-time model at the age of 14 to organizing and managing catwalks worldwide with an international events specialist by the age of 20, Jenica Leah refuses to let her condition hold her back.
After undergoing total hip replacement surgery in 2014, which changed her whole outlook on life and her perception of her illness, Jenica Leah vowed to help others living with the sickle cell condition and to do more to create awareness and get people talking about it. By 2016 she had self-published the first children’s book from her series ‘My Friend Jen’ which sold more than 100 copies in its first week of being released, and had also started a blog of her journey entitled ‘Me Myself & Sickle Cell’.
Jenica Leah now does public talks on sickle-cell and on life in general, since she has experienced so much along her journey so far which everyone can relate to. With her drive, determination and passion for life, Jenica Leah sees her possibilities as endless.
Robyn Smart was born and bred in Brixton, South London. As a child, she was an avid reader and spent most of her time in the local library. She even started writing short stories at the age of 8.
As an adult, though armed with a law degree, she was compelled to return to her first love, writing, and in 2015, self-published her first book ‘My Magic Scarf’.
With her 2nd book, ‘Who Am I’ Robyn shows her unique ability to write about everyday issues with remarkable insight into family dynamics, depth, aptitude and humour. She fully articulates the emotions of her characters using a rhythmical writing style that is engaging and entertaining, drawing inspiration from her experiences and encounters in the vibrant South London community.
Take a chance on your creative vision and indulge in an evening of unique insight behind how published authors produce their work with their testimonies and practical advice.
Perhaps hearing about their inspirational creative journeys will motivate you to complete yours?
This event has previously sold out so please book your ticket to avoid disappointment as you CANNOT PAY ON THE DOOR.
Light refreshments are provided.