Writer’s Block

Writers Block

Writers Block at MCM is your one-stop shop for everything brilliantly bookish. In addition to a robust programme of literary panels and author signings, we’ll have a curated selection of awesome author tables. 

Where? North Hall

When? All weekend! Check back closer to the show for each day’s schedule.

What’s happening in Writers Block?

Literary Panels

From YA to SFF, horror, fantasy, Sci-Fi and more, join your favourite authors as they take to the stage to reveal their inspirations, hot writing tips and love for all things literary, in the form of group panels, workshops and book readings. Keep an eye on the website for full schedule details!

Author Signings

Just bring along your book or buy one at Forbidden Planet’s Booth on the show floor, and you can meet the talented minds behind your favourite worlds and stories. The full schedule for book signings will be available closer to the show!

Writers Block Author Tables

Are you an author looking to build your brand, meet new fans, and sell your work? Or are you a book fan looking to meet your next favourite indie author? This new exhibiting area is specifically for writers of prose books and novels.

Interactive Activities!

From workshops to book clubs and fanfic sessions, keep an eye on the latest schedule for fun sessions book lovers can take part in.

NEW for 2024: The Hangout

Have a quiet moment away from the show floor and take part in some crafty sessions with a bookish twist. Make a TBR jar, learn to draw your favourite comic, make friendship bracelets and more. Check the main schedule for full details!

Who will be in Writers Block?