Thursday 15 October 2015 - Book to the Future In 'Book to the Future' All events 2016Thursday 13 October 2016Friday 14 October 2016Saturday 15 October 2016Book to the Future Events Finding Inspiration and Taking Chances in Writing Date15/10/2015 (11:00-12:00)DescriptionJoin Kerry Hadley-Pryce to explore the writing process and discover how setting and news items can provide inspiration. Social media for authors Date15/10/2015 (12:00-13:00)DescriptionExplore different types of social media, from Twitter and Facebook to blogs and websites Uncovering literature at the Barber Date15/10/2015 (14:00-15:00)DescriptionJoin us on this gallery tour to explore the collection through a literary lens, discussing the different ways literature has inspired and influenced artists. Turning life writing into fiction Date15/10/2015 (16:00-18:00)DescriptionFormer Birmingham Poet Laureate and accomplished author and alumna Jan Watts will show you how you can use your interesting life stories creatively in your fiction writing. Noël Coward and transatlantic style Date15/10/2015 (17:30-19:30)DescriptionProfessor Faye Hammill, alumna and Professor of English at University of Strathclyde, will discuss Coward's unique transatlantic style following a special exhibition viewing and drinks reception. Phenomenal Women Date15/10/2015 (18:30-20:00)DescriptionThe Phenomenal Women collective invites female writers of any age, ethnicity and writing experience to join them on stage performing their works.