Alison gives talks/workshops/panels on writing, self-publishing, alternative and historical fiction, research and social media at writers’ conferences, tutorial groups and associations.
Recent events include:
Triskele LitFest 2016, September 2016, London
Member of the historical fiction panel (video available)
St Clémentin LittFête, June 2016
Talks on ‘The Ins and Outs of Self-Publishing’ and about the Roma Nova thriller series, with readings
Charroux LitFest Bookish lunch, May 2016,
Lunch with ‘bons mots’ plus giving a writers’ workshop on ‘Character in Setting’
Wrexham Carnival of Words, May 2016
Standing up for the Romans on a “My Era’s Better Than Yours” panel as part of Historical Fiction Night
ChipList Fest Trade Secrets Day, November 2015, talk ‘The Ins and Outs of Self-Publishing’, plus co-presentation on ‘Researching your Novel’
Historical Novel Society Conference, June 2015, in Denver, CO, chaired panel on ‘The Brass Tacks of Self-Publishing’
Historical Novel Society Conference, September 2014, led a workshop on social media for authors
Romantic Novelists’ Association Conference, July 2014, led workshop on writing in an alternative environment
Guest speaker on BeginSelfPublishing podcast talking about author events
Author interview on Audible to accompany launch of first four Roma Nova audiobooks
Alison has written the following articles:
‘Rewriting History’ (about writing alternative history), Writing Magazine, July 2013
‘Serious Business’ (about recognition as an self-published author), Writing Magazine, February 2015
Monthly column about writing and publishing, The Deux-Sèvres Monthly, the local English language magazine, since 2012.
Mentions/contributions in The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Kent Messenger
Live broadcasts on Radio Kent, August and December 2013
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