We’re excited to welcome renowned crime, noir and thriller writer SJI (Susi) Holliday to Sutton Writers for a conversation about how she built her author career. From building a following on social media, to finding and working with agents and publishers, through to her latest milestone, that of having her work optioned by a production company, Susi will share insights from across her work.

Susi Holliday grew up near Edinburgh and worked in the pharmaceutical industry for many years before she started writing. A life-long fan of crime and horror, her short stories have been published in various places, and she was shortlisted for the inaugural CWA Margery Allingham Prize. She is the author of seven novels, five of them written as SJI Holliday. You can find out more at her website, www.susiholliday.com, on Facebook and on Twitter. She also provides coaching for new crime writers via www.crimefictioncoach.com.

How to join the meeting

This virtual meeting will take place using Zoom, starting at 8pm on Tuesday 9 June. It will run for around 60-90 minutes.

You don’t need a Zoom account to participate, you just need to click the link and enter your name. Either download Zoom here or press the “view in browser” link.

If you want to attend, please either RSVP as attending on the Facebook event (here), on Meetup.com (here), or email us at suttonwriters@yahoo.com to register your interest. We’ll send a reminder with the link to those attending around one hour before it starts, or you can join us directly here. Note that if you arrive before the start time, you will be placed in a waiting room; rest assured we’ll open up the meeting once the speaker is ready. If you are prompted for a password, use Writing.

If you run into any problems accessing the link, please email us at suttonwriters@yahoo.com or post a comment in the Slack group (register for this here).

Remember, this session is open to the public. You do not have to be a member of Sutton Writers to join us. 

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