Monthly Archives: March 2016

Write a Short Story


Write a short story in three weeks. Tuesday afternoons, May 10th, May 17th, May 24th 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm. Bath Central Library with Alex and Jude.   Places limited to 12. Cost £60.

We sold out in one day for this workshop!  Contact us if you would like to go on a waiting list or join our email list. If there is enough demand we will put on another 3-week  short story series soon.

  • Week One – Beginnings
  • Week Two – Middles
  • Week Three – Endings

We’ll  help you find ideas, interesting subjects and characters. You will think about structure, plot, point of view and ways to edit your work when it’s finished. We’ll tell you more about writing short stories for competitions and opportunities for submitting to journals.

Suitable for beginner or more experienced writers who want encouragement and support  to complete a first draft of a story.

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Alex and Jude at the American Museum, Bath


SOLD OUT. We’re really looking forward to meeting everyone. It’s such a great venue.

Starting on September 20th 2016, we’re running four sessions of creative writing at the American Museum, Bath using some of the museum artefacts to get you writing.

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Tip 39 What the…?

TIP 39 from 63 Writing Tips:   What the…?     When your intention is to pause in a sentence, ‘But George, I told you…’ It’s always three dots, known as an ellipsis.

handonboat Prompt from Alex:

Use the photograph as a prompt for a warm-up exercise. Don’t think too hard, it doesn’t have to be ‘good’ writing.