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    Saturday 26th September

The Five Minute Pitches ...



Not for the fainthearted. Five Minute Pitches can seriously damage your health!

Can you persuade a commissioning editor or agent, within a five minute time slot, to request the rest of your manuscript?

Feeling brave? Then take your chances in the hot seat. And, believe us when we say, you don't want to come unprepared! 

Only one slot per delegate.

Places are limited (8 per editor/agent) and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

56 slots available.

ONE SESSION ONLY: 4.00pm - 5.00pm 

Norah Perkins

Francesca Best

Jade Chandler

Lisa Eveleigh

Ian Drury

Joanna Swainson

Jo Fletcher  

The Facetimes ...

FACETIME is a ten minute opportunity for a delegate to either pitch or take advice on their manuscript from an industry professional.  Three weeks prior to the conference, we will request that you submit the first five pages of your manuscript and a one page synopsis. Your choice of editor or agent will then read your work in readiness to discuss it further and give you advice on the day. Who knows, they may even ask to see more! 

When you are asked to submit your work, please ensure that your name and delegate number are at the top of each page. Manuscripts must be typed in nothing smaller than an 11pt font and with a minimum line spacing of 1.5.  Manuscripts that exceed the number of requested pages or that do not meet the font and line specification will be returned.

Purchase your slot at the Booking checkout (A maximum of TWO Facetimes may be booked and no more than one with any one guest.) Slots are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.  

There are SIX ten minute slots available with each editor or agent.

SESSION ONE: 11.00 - 12.15pm (30 SLOTS)

Ian Drury - 2 Available

Joanna Swainson  SOLD OUT

Jo Fletcher - 3 Available

Ayisha Malik - 3 Available

Davinia Andrew-Lynch - 3 Available

SESSION TWO: 1.45 - 3.00pm (24 SLOTS)

Norah Perkins - 2 Available

Francesca Best - SOLD OUT

Jade Chandler 4 Available

Lisa Eveleigh SOLD OUT