Video Library

Lisa Jewell discusses her novel ‘Before I Met You’

Lisa Jewell on Creating Characters

How did a secretary, made redundant from a shirt manufacturer in her early 20s, become one of the UK’s most successful published authors? Lisa shares her inspiring real-life story.

Lisa Jewell discusses the genre of ‘chick lit’. What does it mean to her? What does ‘chick-lit’ add to culture and our very own reading pleasure? Do we need a new name entirely?

Lisa shares her advice for budding writers on how to get published and her five top tips for becoming a author.

Lisa talks about how she planned writing After the Party, her new novel and her sequel to her debut Ralph’s Party. Whatever happened to the young lovers of Ralph’s Party?!

Lisa talks candidly about the hard work which goes into crafting a novel: how she constructed After The Party, reworking a main character and her concerns over the plot.

Lisa talks about her fans and what your support and feedback means to her, whether via email, facebook or a hand written letter. Thank you all! Please keep it coming!