Well done to Shelly for putting it all together - Ireland's 1st YA Day on Twitter - tune in and chat!
When: Oct 3rd
Where: #YAieDay will be an online festival taking place on the hashtag #YAieDay on Twitter.
The authors, bloggers, and publishing peeps will be chatting about topics and having the LOLs throughout the day. Anyone can join in and chat to their favourite author.
Also, lots of very cool publishers will be holding competitions where you could win books.
PLEASE JOIN IN & PLEASE DO SPREAD WORD
Remember to use the hashtag #YAieDay on Twitter
10:10 – 10:50am Lack of parents in YA – thoughts?
Sheena Wilkinson and Helen Falconer
11:10 – 11:50am Food in literature – how do you write it and is it important to have lashings of ginger beer?
Lucy Coats and Oisin McGann
11:50 – 12:10 Readers please tweet your thoughts to #YAieDay on your towering TBR pile.
12:10pm – 1:00pm – Please tell us about your next book – inspiration, drafting, editing, marketing.
Lauren James, Sarah Crossan, Sarah Webb and Brian Conaghan
1:10 – 1:50pm Bad language in books with young protagonists – thoughts?
Sally Nicholls, Kim Hood and R. F. Long
2:00 – 2:40pm All YA need is love – thoughts?
Jennifer Niven and Catherynne M. Valente and Sarah Rees Brennan
Readers, tweet your shelfies.
2:50 – 3:30 pm – Debut authors. Please tell us about your new world of being a published author.
Simon P. Clark, Martin Stewart, Dave Rudden
3:40 – 4:20pm The publishing world- tweet your questions to these publishing peeps.
Vanessa O Loughlin and Gráinne Clear
4.30 – 4:55 Children’s Books Ireland – Book Doctor Clinic – ask the book doctor, Claire Hennessy for book recommendations.
5:00 – 5:40pm Hosted by book blogger – Christopher Moore, Co-founder of @YAfictionados – He will be asking the authors about writing in the age of the internet.
Brenna Yovanoff and Samantha Shannon
5:45 – 6:15pm Hosted by book blogger – Jenny Duffy of The Books, the Art, and Me. Let’s talk writing practises – how to ‘get it down.’
Tatum Flynn, Judi Curtin, Nigel Quinlan, Elizabeth R. Murray and Deirdre Sullivan