Category Archives: Writing Events

Two Memoir writing workshops

        

   Sorry, but we have sold out for the memoir workshops. Please add yourself to the email list if you want to be amongst the first to hear of any new workshops…  and if you would like to read my article about writing a memoir online, here is the link https://www.annabelandgrace.com/tag/writing-a-memoir/ 

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Two memoir writing workshops in May with Alex and guest writer, Mary Griese.    

Dates and Time: Thursday mornings 10.30am-12.30 pm

19th and 26th May 2022

Venue: Hall & Woodhouse, 1 Old King Street Bath        Cost.  £52- Please note,  sorry but no refunds, however you can donate your place to a friend.

Please email to book and I will send you bank transfer details. Places are very limited and are only confirmed when payment is received.  

Over the two sessions, we will look at how to structure you memoir, how to gather info etc. with hands on writing exercises and lots of prompts.   If you are not writing a memoir, you can use the sessions to inspire  and motivate you, drawing ideas from your own life to write short stories or to create strong characters.

Beginners or experienced writers very welcome. Sessions are relaxed, fun and sociable.We look forward to hearing from you..  Alex

 

 

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP with ALEX AND MARY – ONE PLACE AVAILABLE DUE TO CANCELLATION.. PLEASE EMAIL ASAP. THURSDAY 21ST October 10.15am-12.15pm New Venue: Conscious Cafe, Bath cost: £20 sold out we may put on a couple more in early November so please register your interest by email. Same venue.

This two-hour workshop aims to get your writing flowing with hands-on exercises and prompts. Suitable for beginners and experienced writers, Alex and Mary hope to inspire you with some fresh ideas and get your pen moving across the paper. We hope to put on more workshops in November, but are dipping our toe in the water, or our pen in the ink. Conscious Cafe serves organic, ethically sourced food and drink and writers will get a 10% discount. Our room is upstairs, windows will be open (so bring something warm) and numbers are very limited. If you want to come, please email me and include your own email address if you do via website, and i will send you bank transfer details. Please note, as is our usual policy we do not give refunds, but you are welcome to give your place to a friend. We hope that you have been vaccinated, or are regularly testing. Covid is not going away and our philosophy is to simply take care, but get back to real life and meet like-minded people.

CONSCIOUS CAFE VENUE
Conscious Cafe http://www.consciouscafebar.co.uk check out the delicious menu and their ethos. If you haven’t read Mary’s book, Where Crows would die, take a look at my video interview on this website.

Rachel Ward

Rachel is one of our favourite workshop leaders and led a brilliant workshop on plotting. Her book ‘Expiry Date’ is published by Sandstone Press and is one another in her cosy crime series of Ant and Bea mysteries. Watch my interview with Rachel below.

Meanwhile, don’t forget to submit your short story by December 2nd for possible inclusion in a simple lockdown anthology.