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3 Workshops in November

                                          November Creative Writing session in Bath Library                                   3 sessions 10.30-12.30 pm Bath Library with Alex and guests.  £54

                     Thursday 1st, 8th and 15th November (before the Christmas Market begins!)   4 PLACES LEFT

These hands-on sessions will be loosely based around memoir and autobiographical writing and are suitable for complete beginners or experienced writers.  If you enjoy meeting fellow writers and like the stimulation of creative writing prompts, then book now.  10 places available

£54.  Use the pay pal button below with any credit or debit card.. but if you prefer or have problems using, please email to do a bank transfer or for address to send a cheque. 

I’m afraid there are no refunds, but if you would like to send a friend instead please do so.




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Creative writing groups in September

 5 CREATIVE WRITING SESSIONS IN BATH LIBRARY with Alex and guests..

(Yes, back in the library until they revamp – hooray) THURSDAY MORNINGS 10.30AM-12.30PM  – £90 FOR THE 5 SESSIONS  NOW FULL PLEASE EMAIL TO GO ON WAITING LIST

       SEPTEMBER  13TH, 20TH AND 27TH – A WEEKS BREAK THEN OCTOBER 11TH AND 18TH 

      THE FOCUS IN ON getting you writing with lots of prompts and exercises to give you ideas for novels or short stories.  Each week a different guest speaker will join me and talk about their particular genre, what they are engaged in or about their writing life. These workshops are suitable for beginners or experienced writers. Informal. Come and meet other writers. Numbers are limited to 12 –

Guest writers who are joining me are Andrea Harman, Mary Griese, Ele Nash, James Ellis and Christine Mafarlane (not necessarily in that order!)

If flash fiction is your thing, then please scroll down to see what Jude has to offer.

No refunds i’m afraid but you can send a friend in your place.

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WRITING A NOVEL

Writing a Novel, with Alex and James (Ellis), Tuesday 6th and Tuesday 13th March 2018 Cost: £56  for both sessions. Venue: Hall & Woodhouse, Bath,10.30am-12.30pm 

 Sold out but please contact in case a place comes up… Please Contact Alex    £56 for both sessions

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Writing and editing Flash Fiction

Learn all about short short fiction in an eight week course with Jude. Now sold out. Contact Jude if you are interested in joining another course.

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Writing a memoir, or writing from life for fiction   

 Two memoir writing workshops with Alex — Thursday 1st February, 10.30-12.30 pm and Thursday 8th February 10.30-12.30 pm at Hall & Woodhouse, Bath . SOLD OUT  Waiting list  £52 FOR BOTH SESSIONS  . Contact Alex

These two workshops with Alex, are for anyone interested in writing a memoir, or wants to in use their own life as material in a novel or short stories with plenty of writing exercises to trigger memories.  We  will also look at examples of different types of memoir. Continue reading

Keeping going novel workshop

Writing a Novel: Keeping Going’, with Alex and James (Ellis), Tuesday 17th April 2018. 10.30am-12.30pm.

Cost: £20 (payable on the day or beforehand via bank transfer).Venue: Widcombe Social Club, Widcombe Hill, Bath BA2 6AA.Please book in advance to confirm your place. Email writing events bath Places limited to 12

 All place reserved now but if you would like to come, we will put your name on a waiting list since people haven’t confirmed yet and there may well be a place available.  

Have you begun writing your novel but now you’re stuck, or lost momentum, or not sure where to take it next? Have you literally lost the plot? If so, then this two-hour novel writing booster session is for you. Whether you’re an experienced fiction writer or a debut novelist it’s all too easy to veer off course, run aground or just find yourself blocked. In this session the focus will be on sharing the challenges that you are encountering in writing your novel, identifying and exploring techniques to overcome those challenges, and reclaiming your enthusiasm as a writer for the project. The emphasis will be on discussion and exercises so please bring a pen and paper.