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Future events

Byte The Book Virtual Agent Tables (May 2022)

Thursday, May 26, 2022

It’s notoriously hard for authors to meet agents so for the past few years we’ve been running Agent Tables. Lots of authors have found agents and some have secured publishing deals, others have got useful advice that the…

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Members’ Surgery – May

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Lots of you want personal introductions or advice on the industry so we have set up a FREE members-only surgery once a month. The next one is on 31 May, 11am – 1pm.  Each session is a maximum of 15 minutes. If you wish t…

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Create Powerful Short Stories with Sarah Tinsley

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

In need of some depth and passion in your short stories? Want to include the things you care about most into your writing? Let Sarah Tinsley help you dig into your personal passions to create memorable short stories. Tac…

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Author Mindset Surgery with Kelly Weekes – June

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Are you feeling a bit stuck? Are your confidence levels dwindling? Does your inner critic keep telling you you can’t do this? That you’re not cut out to be a writer? Do you find yourself out of motivation for your writin…

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Byte Experts: Self Publishing

By Laurence Kershook Thursday 24 March 2022: the date when my debut novel, The Broygus, at long last went on sale from Amazon, with a choice of paperback or e-book. The moment had finally come, after…

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Member News – April 2022

Each month we gather news from our members to share with the network! This is what’s happening this month…   Byte The Book member and Bookswarm Director Simon Appleby recently launched several…

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Holding In The Light

by Helen Bell “Holding In The Light” was selected as the finalist of the 2022 Byte Shorts Showcase.  Ash’s family perched around his bed, looking horribly like vultures. I stood, at the back of the ro…

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Members Help Each Other at LBF 2022

We founded the Byte the Book club on the premise of helping members and attendees of their events make valuable connections in the publishing world. At this year’s London Book Fair, we set up a recipr…

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Byte Experts: Encore Careers

By Jane Austin How long is it before one calls oneself a writer? I was well into my second novel before I took the plunge. It happened after teaming up with two writer friends, Janet Dean Knight and Y…

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