Writing on the Wall’s Blue Skies Sessions at the
International Festival of Business 2016
Self-Published Author Adam Croft - recently hit the big time, selling 150,000 copies ‘Her Last Tomorrow’, he paid off his mortgage in just twenty weeks and has now won a book deal with Amazon. Adam lead’s WoW’s high profile line-up of writers and commentators for it’s series of writing events as part of the Liverpool’s International Business Festival Blue Skies sessions. Other guests include award winning author Ros Barber - Devotion (2015), The Marlowe papers (2012), Nick Davies from Bafta winning gaming Liverpool company, Lucid, Professor Tony Webster – Professor of History at Northumbria University, Lynne Collins, Regional North West TUC secretary and international best selling writer, Tony Schumacher – The British Lion, The Darkest Hour (Harper Collins).
In a series of specially commissioned free Blue Skies sessions, Writing on the Wall brings together best-selling authors, publishers, computer game producers, trade unionists, scientists and activists to look at the future business of writing, exploring the challenges of making a living, alternative models for cooperation and how future technology and story-telling can work together.
Friday 17th June
10am - 11am Writing by Digits: Self Publish or Wait for a Big Deal?
11.30am - 12.30pm The Writing Game: Stories for the Gaming Industry
12.45pm - 1.45pm The Cooperative Movement: Beyond Repair?
2pm - 3pm Living in 'The Gig Economy'
Tuesday 21st June
All Day The Time Machine
11.30am - 12.30pm Space: Words Apart -
When fact is much stranger than fiction
3.30pm - 4.30pm From Sci-fi to Real life - True Fiction