Write down as many words as you can associated with rainbows, chimney pots and crows. Pick your seven favourites. Now write down an idea for a novel, or a short story which will include some of your seven favourite words and one of the colours of the rainbow.
Never written for children? Give it a go and write a children’s story for the winter solstice. Maybe the text for a picture book showing long nights and short days. Or an amazing adventure, like the Wizard Of Oz.
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.
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