Are you planning on self publishing?
Would you like to come and meet a best selling author, who can provide you with wise and effective advice that will assist you to a successful career in the publishing industry?
Sorry, can't help you with that one.
If, on the other hand, you want to meet a complete twat in a badly fitting shirt and tie, who will spout bullshit at you for an hour, between cracking bad jokes and going on about how much he likes boobs, then by all means come and meet Nick Spalding at the London Book Fair on Tuesday, April 16th.
Yes, it's your chance to berate me in person for any spelling or grammatical errors you may have come across while reading one of my books.
I'll be doing an interview and a Q&A session in The Author Lounge's Seminar Room at 2pm on Tuesday, April 16th. Then I will hang around like a bad smell outside for a while afterwards, talking to to anyone who manages to successfully corner me by the pot plants.
I'll also be the referee in a wresting cage match between the representatives from Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing and the team from Kobo's Writing Life platform. It will be a no holds barred / no disqualification match, with a win by pinfall or submission. The winner will go on to face the Apple iBooks team at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the autumn.*
So, if you are a writer, or just fancy surrounding yourself with book industry types for the day, why not come along to the fair and meet yours truly?
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*This may not be entirely true. I may have just dreamt it.