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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  (  2  places left)

       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.

£90 for the 5 sessions.. Please email if you would like to book and you can pay by cheque or bank transfer…
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Adventures in Short Short Fiction

Jude reading at the launch of her pamphlet ‘The Chemist’s House’ last September

 

Contact Jude, a self-confessed flash fiction addict, via her website if you want to join the Join the keen pool of writers, writing and studying flash (short short) who is a self-confessed flash fiction addict. Courses begin again in September 2018  but there are other events on in the meantime —

Booking for the next festival in Bristol 20-22nd July is now open. There is a great line up of workshops, talks, readings, open-mic, picnic.  More details flashfictionfestival.com

 

The focus of the festival above and of the sessions is to write, read, listen and learn all about this exciting genre, growing in popularity throughout the world.

In the on-going sessions there are writing exercises and a focus on a different style of flash fiction each week. Homework and feedback on flash fictions you have written. Encouragement to submit your short fictions to magazines and competitions.

Venue At ‘The Ram’ public house, 20 Claverton Buildings, Bath. A self-contained quiet space.

Time: 12.00 – 2.00 pm. Simple lunches are available in the pub. We have a short lunch break half way through.

Jude runs the Bath Flash Fiction Award a three times a year international contest and all long listed authors are offered publication in a year-end anthology available from bookshop.adhocfiction.com

New to flash fiction? Try out the free to enter weekly micro contest Ad Hoc Fiction. 150 words with a prize of a free entry to Bath Flash Fiction Award.

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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.