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Open to all Jericho Writers' event: Ask a debut author, editor, and agent anything

Hi everyone! I'm delighted to invite you to an 'open for all' Jericho Writers event which will serve as my debut book launch and an 'Ask Us Anything' session with my editor and Simon & Schuster, and agent at Kate Nash Literary Agency on Friday 23rd April at 7pm (UK time).

We'll cover questions about getting published, debuting during lockdown, getting an agent, and anything else that you want to know about the road to publication. 

You can register for the event here and I'd love to see you there!

All My Lies Book Launch and Ask Us Anything Event 

Join us for a night of celebrations for Sophie's debut book launch where we'll be joined by her agent, Kate Nash, and editor, Bethan Jones who will be on hand to answer any of your questions about writing, publishing, and of course Sophie's book.

All My Lies - Blurb
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Anna wants to escape.
She doesn’t know when her marriage to James began to feel like a trap or when he became so controlling. All she knows is that she needs to leave before it’s too late.

And she has a plan.
When Anna reconnects with her childhood sweetheart, Sam, she sees it as the answer to her problems. Finally, they’ll have a life together, like they’d always planned – the life she was meant to have.

But the lies are catching up with her . . .
On the morning of their escape, Sam goes missing. Anna knows he wouldn’t leave her, that something must have happened to him.
Her search for answers will force her to confront her past, something that she has been running from for a very long time.

Pre-order your copy ahead of the event here.

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Your Speakers

image_transcoder.php?o=bx_froala_image&h=404&dpx=1&t=1616511068Sophie Flynn, AuthorSophie is a Cotswolds based psychological thriller author. Her debut novel ALL MY LIES is published by Simon & Schuster. Alongside writing, Sophie is the Head of Marketing at Jericho Writers. After being awarded a place at Swanwick Writers’ Summer School on the TopWrite scheme for young writers in 2017, Sophie began writing short fiction. She has since had many stories published and placed in competitions with organisations such as Writing Magazine and The Cheltenham Literature Festival.

When not writing, Sophie can be mostly found on muddy walks with her husband and rescue dog or disappearing to Cornwall whenever possible.


Bethan is Commimage_transcoder.php?o=bx_froala_image&h=405&dpx=1&t=1616511183Bethan Jones, Editorissioning Editor at Simon & Schuster UK, working mainly across crime/thriller and reading group fiction. She publishes a range of authors, from crime brands like Kathy Reichs and Chris Carter, to debut authors like Polly Phillips and Soon Wiley. 

She likes high-concept and speculative fiction, strong, character-led crime, plots with a twist that you don’t see coming, and stories that are told in unique ways. She would have loved to have published My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite and anything by Celeste Ng.

image_transcoder.php?o=bx_froala_image&h=406&dpx=1&t=1616511280Kate Nash. Agent

As a former author, publisher, publicist and marketer, Kate has seen every side of publishing and set up Kate Nash Literary Agency so she could do “the best job in publishing”. 

Kate’s reading tastes – from crime fiction to rom coms – are highly commercial.She loves all kinds of crime and thrillers, romance and historical fiction. She represents commercial fiction that can be widely enjoyed and so is always looking for the next bestseller


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    • Sounds brilliant Sophie, all signed up, can't wait to hear you all discussing this. Another book for my to buy pile! 

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      • Brilliant, thank you Jane!

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      • That's awesome Sophie!  A huge congratulations!  Look forward to reading your book and learning more at the event.

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        • Thanks so much, will see you there!

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        • Well done Sophie, excellent news. I will be there!

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          • Lovely, thank you David and see you there! 

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          • Looking forward to your launch next weekend, Sophie. PS You should let the Swanwick community know able your success (ina) - they would be delighted for you. I was a White Badger at Swanwick in 2017 so our paths may have crossed.😊  

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            • Just registered sounds fun

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              • Registered.

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                • This was a brilliant event, thank you to all for organising, so much info and loved your reading Sophie, can't wait to read your book. 

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                  • Jericho can you take this off, its confusing as it no longer exists.

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                    • Hi Debbie, this event has passed unfortunately! We don't delete posts on the community as sometimes it can be useful for people to see past events and check whether they want to catch up on the recordings. 

                      For upcoming events including Summer Festival of Writing and Members Events, keep an eye on our website - https://jerichowriters.com/events/ or sign up to our newsletter. 

                      Hope that helps!

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