Tag Archives: memoir

Period piece

Read any  Daphne Du Maurier? Write a memoir piece about the first time you read a classic novel you loved. Where were you? Was it a gift? Did you buy it? Was it in a classroom at school? Write about everything to do with your life at that time. Include the five senses. Have fun.


Want more inspiration for short and longer fiction? Jude’s running a writing session in late January with writer, Meg Pokrass on introducing humour into fiction. More details and booking  here.

Alex is running a session in March with novelist James Eliis,  to help you get ideas for novels and plotting.  8 places left.

Writing Funny Fiction

Monday 29th January at Beaufort Bookshop, 1 Beaufort Place, Larkhall, Bath BA1 6RP, 10.30 am – 1.00 pm Cost: £28. Pay via paypal or any card on the paypal button below. Sold Out

Meg and Jude reading at the inaugural flash fiction festival in Bath, which Jude directed last June

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Syrian bread rolls and curried parsnip soup

This week’s prompt

Write the story of the people who ate the soup and rolls. A bird is part of the story, and your fiction has a happy ending.


Event news:

Six places left on Write into the Light with Jude. A pop-up writing session with Jude. December 13th. Beaufort Books, Larkhall, Bath.

One place left on Writing and Editing Flash Fiction series with Jude. Beginning January

Waiting list for Alex’s Memoir sessions in February 1st and 8th.

Come to an Evening of ‘Noir’ Flash Fiction at St James Wine Vaults, Bath, this Saturday 25th November. Six authors reading. Fun.

Apples and Pears

This week’s prompt by Jude.


Write a piece about  apples and pears —picking the fruit, eating it, cooking with it, buying it. It could be memoir, it could be fiction. Include fruity autumn smells and exact tastes. Involve two characters. One is reluctant.


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