Category Archives: Writing Events

Imagine… you are in the cinema. Music, lights.. let the story begin

Creative Writing Challenge – Imagine you are in the cinema waiting for the film to begin. The lights dim, music plays, the title comes up (what is it?) and what happens next? Write the opening scene of your story (in about 500 words) Who will you cast as your characters?

Next four sessions of creative writing group in Bath Library open for booking now. Thursday mornings, 10.30-12.30pm November 7th, 14th ,21st and 28th £74 Alex and guest authors. See the home page on website. Last sessions in 2019

Calling all Writers – A challenge.

PS LET ME KNOW IF YOUR PIECE IS BEING READ OUT…

To celebrate the launch of Margaret Attwoods The Testament on Monday 9th September 21.30 in Waterstones Bath – Submit a piece no longer than 1000 words to read out at Waterstones. Ten will be chosen. Themes are dystopia, feminism or the legacy of the Handmaid’s Tale. Email to submit by 3rd September events@waterstones.com

4 writing workshops with Alex and guest authors in Bath Library – booking open now

PS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR PAYING BY BANK TRANSFER OR CHEQUE. OTHERWISE SCROLL DOWN FOR PAYPAL BUTTON. YOU DO NOT NEED A PAYPAL ACCOUNT AND CAN USE ANY CARD. £74. NO REFUNDS BUT YOU ARE WELCOME TO SEND A FRIEND.

The focus is on getting you writing with prompts for creative writing exercises, but also on writing challenges such as getting stuck, dealing with your inner critic, knowing when to end etc. Beginners and experienced writers welcome.

Thursdays 10.30-12.30pm November 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th £74 for the four sessions (no refunds but you are welcome to send a friend in your place)

Whether you are writing short stories, a novel, a memoir or simply enjoy writing, these workshops aim to inspire and motivate. Beginners and experienced writers welcome. Come and meet other writers – we look forward to meeting you.


4 Creative writing ‘keep writing’ workshops in Bath Library – Sold out Please email in case of a cancellation.

Venue: Bath Library. March 14th, 21st,28th and April 4th 2019 Thursdays 10.30-12.30pm  Cost: £74 No refunds but if unable to come you are welcome to send a friend. Sorry, sold out now. Please email if you would like to be on a waiting list in case of a cancellation.

Alex and guest authors will lead the two-hour workshops which will focus on getting you writing and keeping you writing. These workshops are suitable for anyone planning or writing a novel, short stories or a memoir. Plenty of hands-on writing exercises to fire the imagination, motivate you and expand your word power as well as tips and information. Guest authors will bring their particular expertise to the sessions. So, if you enjoy meeting other writers, love writing and are free on Thursday mornings, please book.  Beginners and experienced writers welcome.