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
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.
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
Write down as many words as you can associated with rainbows, chimney pots and crows. Pick your seven favourites. Now write down an idea for a novel, or a short story which will include some of your seven favourite words and one of the colours of the rainbow.
Never written for children? Give it a go and write a children’s story for the winter solstice. Maybe the text for a picture book showing long nights and short days. Or an amazing adventure, like the Wizard Of Oz.
Challenge from Alex: The curtains are about to open on the movie about your life. Write the first scene.
Read any Daphne Du Maurier? Write a memoir piece about the first time you read a classic novel you loved. Where were you? Was it a gift? Did you buy it? Was it in a classroom at school? Write about everything to do with your life at that time. Include the five senses. Have fun.
Want more inspiration for short and longer fiction? Jude’s running a writing session in late January with writer, Meg Pokrass on introducing humour into fiction. More details and booking here.
Alex is running a session in March with novelist James Eliis, to help you get ideas for novels and plotting. 8 places left.