Monday, 17 October 2011

Lines from the Liars' League

The Society of Authors held its Authors North autumn meeting in Manchester over the weekend and it proved to be one of the most exhilarating and inspiration events we’ve run. 
Authors North head honcho, Clare Dudman, has given a splendid write up on her blog. As she explained, Saturday was rounded off with something rather unusual; an evening with the Liars’ League. This group of professional actors perform short stories by writers from around the world. It’s a unique opportunity to hear how your work will play in front of a live audience. As they say on their website: Writers write, actors read, audience listens, everybody wins.
Imagine the scene: A crowded upstairs room in a characterful Manchester pub, an actor takes the stage. The audience is held spellbound …
And for a cartoonist, a spellbound audience means one thing - an ideal opportunity for some unobtrusive sketching …

To see what the Liars' League are up to next, click here.
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  1. Looks like a good time was had by all! You will have to come to Scotland next time we have conference here and do us - please!! !

  2. Heh, heh - brilliant, Colin! I shall link.