Formby Library is set to host two of its popular author talks over the coming weeks


Family saga and historical novel writer Freda Lightfoot will be talking about her forthcoming book ‘Home is where the heart is’ – the first in a post-war saga trilogy – on Saturday, November 7, from 11am.

The following Tuesday, November 10, writer and publisher Bob Fowke will be giving a talk titled ‘Forbidden Books – Self-Publishing and Social Media’.

Bob Fowke will be tracing the history of self-publishing (and publishing) from Gutenberg to Kindle E-books, with a look at censorship through the ages and John Milton (among others) on free speech. The talk includes practical advice on self-publishing today and is open to all. The talk starts at 2pm.

Both events are free of charge but please book to avoid disappointment.

To secure a place on either, please phone Formby Library on 01704 874177 or email[email protected].

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