Saturday 22nd September
Brides: The Show Conde Nast
Venue: London Olympia
Cost: Free if you have a ticket to Brides: The Show
Adele will be joining a fabulous panel of writers to talk to loved up women, who are about to waltz down the aisle) about what modern relationships look like today! The panel includes Jade Beer (The Almost Wife), Lucy Dillon (Where the Light Gets In) and Rosie Walsh (The Man Who Didn’t Call)
Wednesday 26th September
Culture Bite: Hillingdon Library Service
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Venue: Compass Theatre, Glebe Avenue, Ickenham, Middlesex, UB10 8PD
Adele Parks is one of Britain's most successful and best known novelists. Her books have been translated into 26 languages and every one of her novels has been a national bestseller. Adele joins us to talk about her latest novel I Invited Her In.
Telephone 01895 250615
Monday 1st October
Henley Literary Festival - Book Off
Venue: The Town Hall, Henley-Upon-Thames RG9 2AQ
A Festival first this event as a live podcast recording. Book Off! was launched last summer by Radio 2 producer Joe Haddow, with each episode calling two guests (so far including Paula Hawkins and Tracy Chevalier) to ‘pitch’ a book they love and feel everyone should read. For this special version of the show, Joe will be joined by two of the most engaging writers out there: Sunday Times bestsellers Adele Parks with I Invited Her In and Tasmina Perry (writing as JL Butler) with Mine.
Tuesday 9th October
Chatham Library Event
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Venue: Chatham Library · Community Hub Chatham, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TX
Cost: Free but place MUST be booked
Join bestselling authors Adele Parks and Tasmina Perry as they chat about their psychological thrillers, I Invited Her In and Friend of the Family, respectively. Adele’s gripping novel is a dark, unsettling tale which sees a reunion of long-lost friends turn into jealousy and revenge; Tasmina’s a twisty page-turner as doubts arise over a family friend who may not be a friend at all.
Reserve Tickets: 01634 337799
Thursday 11th October
Guildford Book Festival Cocktail Evening!
Time: 18:15 - 19:45
Venue: The Harbour Hotel Long Bar Late, Guildford
Cost: £18 (including ‘Thriller’ cocktail)
Join bestselling authors Adele Parks and Tasmina Perry over cocktails as they chat about their psychological thrillers, I Invited Her In and Friend of the Family, respectively. Adele’s gripping novel is a dark, unsettling tale which sees a reunion of long-lost friends turn into jealousy and revenge; Tasmina’s a twisty page-turner as doubts arise over a family friend who may not be a friend at all.
Tuesday 16th October
Waterstones Yarm host an evening talk with Adele
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: Waterstones Yarm, Yarm High Street
Cost: £3 redeemable against book purchase on the night
Born and bred in Teesside, Adele will be coming back to her home town to talk about her 18 year career as novelist and specifically her latest novel, I Invited Her In (released September 20th). There will be opportunity to ask Adele questions, have books signed, enjoy some nibbles and to drink a glass of wine! Tickets £3, redeemable against purchases on the evening.
Buy Tickets: Waterstones Yarm on 01642 939720.
Wednesday 17th October
Charity Literary Lunch for Zoe’s Place Baby Hospital
Time: 11:00 - !4:30
Venue: Wray’s Barn Great Ayton, Middlesbrough TS9 6QG
(Includes Tea/coffee on arrival, lunch served at 12.30pm and a signed copy I Invited Her In 'Early Bird' offer of £32 if purchased before 5th September 2018)
A lovely occasion to celebrate books and friendship whilst raising much needed funds for a baby hospice. Refreshments on arrival, handpicked gift stalls to browse, two course lunch served at 12.30pm, signed copy of my latest novel (I Invited Her In) 100 Prize Tombola, Grand Prize Raffle, and of course a talk from Adele!
Buy Tickets: 01642 457985
Thursday 18th October
Literary Evening in support of Pink Ribbon and Alzheimer's
Time: 19:30 - 21:00
Venue: Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane HA5 1AA
Cost: £10 (including signed copy of I Invited Her In)
A fun evening where Adele will talk about her new book I Invited Her In and her career as a writer. You'll have a giggle whilst raising funds for two very worthwhile charities. There will be refreshments, stalls, raffles and a quiz with prizes!
Buy Tickets: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 3rd November
Wexford Literary Festival
Venue: Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
Cost: 10 euros
Author Talk: They Invited Her In! This is Adele’s first ever appearance in Ireland. She’ll be talking about her journey into publishing, writing 18 novels in 18 years and specifically about her latest gipping, unsettling tale which sees a reunion of two long-lost friends twist into a story of revenge and jealousy.
Sunday 18th November
Warwick Masterclass 2018:
40 Tips for Writing Your First Novel
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Venue: Helen Martin Studio, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
Writing a novel is the most often cited secret ambition of the British public. But many people simply don’t know where to start.Using a mix of lecture style teaching and practical exercises, this course offers 40 sensible tips to help you realise your novel writing ambition.
Bestselling novelist Adele Parks offers encouragement and a one-foot-in-front-of-the-other practical guide to the elusive art, craft and graft of fiction writing. The course will cover topics such as:
Motives for writing
Can writing be taught?
Time and space for your novel
Practical conditions to optimise output
Experimenting with prose