Writing prompt from Alex – dialogue exercise

September workshops are full but hopefully there will be another 4 sessions before Christmas. Meanwhile, keep writing.

What’s he just said? What is she thinking? Where are they? Write the conversation. Write a short story and include dialogue.

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

Dog story – a writing prompt from Alex

(p.s. 3 places left on 4 week September creative writing group in Bath Library on Thursday mornings. Email to book)

Write a story which includes a dog. Give it a beginning, middle and end but keep the story to a time span of a few hours. Remember to include all the senses. And, give the story an imaginative title (for practice!)