Summer Digital Book Party + TLC’s Pen Factor, Presented by Byte the Book and The Literary Consultancy 5th June 2015

Friday, June 05, 2015
15:00 - 20:45

We’re delighted to announce that Byte the Book have teamed up with The Literary Consultancy to create a wonderful publishing, writing, digital and networking event on June 5th 2015. Combining key elements of TLC’s traditional Writing in a Digital Age Conference, and our own panel discussions and facilitated networking evenings. We are pleased to announced the inaugural Summer Digital Book Party aka #digibkparty15.


AFTERNOON SESSION:             3pm – 5.30pm

To include:

* A presentation of the latest self-publishing and publishing statistics from Nielsen Book Research, with Steve Bohme and freelance publishing authority Roger Tagholm.

*A session hosted by Claire Armitstead (The Guardian) talking about innovative projects and platforms and including: Dylan Collins (Super Awesome), Stuart Evers (NetGalley), Anna Jean Hughes (The Pigeonhole), Laurence Howell (Audible), Tom Hunersen (Spritz), and Sam Missingham (HarperCollins)

EVENING SESSION:          6pm – 8.45pm

*  A mini keynote presentation about book marketing across modern publishing environments.

*  Drinks, nibbles,  music, facilitated networking, party-time.

*  The return of TLC’s Pen Factor Writing Competition as you’ve never seen it before with a panel including: agents Patrick Walsh (Conville & Walsh), Tom Witcomb (Blake Friedmann), Hellie Ogden (Janklow & Nesbit), and editor of Gone Girl Kirsty Dunseath (Orion).


Admission to the TLC Pen Factor Writing Competition* is open to all who attend either the whole day or evening session only.

Then we go over to the Betsey Trotwood pub next door for a bit of knees up.


There is a charge to attend this event but tickets include drinks and snacks and are heavily discounted for Byte the Book members and past clients of The Literary Consultancy.

Non-member tickets are £115 for the full day and £60 for an evening ticket (6pm onwards).

Member tickets are £65 for a full day and £35 just for the evening.

All prices are inclusive of booking fees and VAT.

All tickets can be booked here.

If you want to qualify for half price tickets for this event and are not already a member of Byte the Book you can join us for just £75 a year here.

*When you book you will be provided with details of how to enter the Pen Factor. Submissions close on Friday 22nd May and full details on the competition can be found here.




Where it is

Free Word Centre, Farringdon