How to Write Bestsellers: The Sunday Times Best Selling Author Tasmina Perry.

University House 108
Saturday 19 October 2019 (13:00-14:00)

Do you love writing? Maybe you want the satisfaction of seeing your first novel in print or - even better - on The Sunday Times bestsellers list.

As an author, Tasmina Perry has been on the bestseller lists many times over. She is one of the UK’s most popular women’s fiction writers, has had top ten hits around the world, been translated into over twenty languages and has even been a quiz question on the Hungarian edition of the Million Dollar Drop. 

As a magazine journalist and editor Tasmina has helped discover – and promote many books that have gone on to become huge publishing hits.

In short – she understands the business of bestsellers.

From finding your story to pitching your novel to agents to publicising your book in all the major media outlets, Tasmina will discuss how you can write not just the novel you have always wanted to write, but one that has every chance of succeeding in the competitive publishing world.

Tasmina Perry Biography:

Tasmina Perry is one of the UK’s most popular women’s fiction writers. She has been a multiple Sunday Times Top Ten Bestselling author, has had top ten hits around the world and been a Number 1 One Amazon and Apple bestseller. When she decided to try her hand at thriller writing, her psychological legal drama was sold in a significant deal to Sony Pictures and is currently in development with Fast and the Furious producer Neal Moritz.

She studied law at Birmingham University, trained as a solicitor in a major commercial firm, before switching to magazine journalism. She was the editor of More magazine within two years and was editing the UK Edition of InStyle when her debut novel Daddy’s Girls was one of the biggest sellers of 2006. She has been a Marie Claire/Prince’s Trust mentor and is a regular contributor to both print and broadcast media.

Book to the Future

This event is part of Book to the Future - the University of Birmingham's annual festival of the written and spoken word. It features an exciting programme of free workshops, panel discussions, performances and author talks. 

The festival is open to all who are interested in the arts. It welcomes staff and students of the University of Birmingham, but also extends a warm invitation to the general public. We look forward to welcoming you!

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