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Sceptre Loves - Creative Writing Seminar with Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

Monday 6th February 18:30 at London - Tottenham Court Road

Waterstones TCR are inviting short story lovers and amateur writers everywhere to a live creative writing seminar, hosted by Sceptre, the literary imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, author of Harmless like You.

This open forum event is designed to give aspiring writers a chance to speak directly with one of the most established literary houses in the world and an acclaimed author about the writing process - how writers pitch, edit, develop and ultimately release their work.

The event is also supporting the Sceptre Loves Short Story Competition - Sceptre are looking for a short story based on any sort of love that will give a writer the chance to have their work published in the paperback edition of How Much The Heart Can Hold!

This event is free, so turn up, grab a glass of wine and take note!

For all information about the competition, please head to

https://www.hodder.co.uk/Articles/Sceptre%20Loves%20Writing%20Competition.page

For all venue information, please contact jack.spurway@waterstones.com


Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is a Japanese-British-Chinese-American writer: Her debut novel Harmless Like You was published by Sceptre in August 2016 to widespread critical acclaim, and was shortlisted for the 2016 BAMB Readers award for Breakthrough Author. It has also been longlisted for the inaugural Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour. Her work was also featured in the short story collection How Much The Heart Can Hold, published in Nov 2016.

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