Over the past year, almost everything has moved online. School, job interviews, concerts, even doctor’s appointments. It’s certainly been inspiring to see the way people and companies have adapted to these times, and there’s been so much creativity involved.
As someone who used to try and attend writing events regularly, I was eager to sign up for the online alternatives. Last summer, I enjoyed the very first virtual Summer of Writing by Jericho Writers, in exchange for the Festival of Writing they usually host for a weekend in September. It was great in so many ways. And yet I miss the face to face events too. I’m going to lay out some of the differences, and I’d love to know which you prefer and what your thoughts are.
Connecting with agents/publishers/editors
One of the main reasons to attend a writing event is to connect with industry professionals. At face…
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