Monthly Archives: March 2018

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.

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.