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Aug
15
to Aug 19

Write A Short Story: Uppingham Summer School

The writing process can sometimes feel overwhelming. In this course, through the writing of a short story or narrative poem, you’ll learn a system for chunking down any project into bite-size, do-able pieces.


You’ll choose your idea and start writing. You’ll be supported to negotiate moments of stuckness and block, to complete the first draft. Moving into the second draft we will consciously apply specific tools to bring passion and power into your story. These will include: emotion, sensory impressions, narrative structure, and dialogue. You’ll come away with a beautiful product, of publishable quality. You’ll feel satisfied and invigorated by the process.


This course is suitable for fledgling and experienced writers, and writers of all types of fiction and non-fiction. Please arrive at the first session with three ideas, each of 25 words or less, that could form the basis for a short story or narrative poem of up to 2000 words.


Tickets available from: www.uppinghamsummerschool.co.uk
 

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May
17
to Jun 21

The Weekly Writing Group France

The Weekly Writing Group

Writing A Story From Beginning To End
Begins 17th May 2016

2.30-4.30pm Tuesday afternoons

Green Horizons, Puivert, Aude, France.
90 Euros for 6 sessions


In the six sessions you will be guided through the first and second draft writing process, to come away with a completed short story, or narrative poem (fiction or non-fiction) of publishable quality.

Places must be booked in advance.
Contact Bridget on (+33) 06 95 69 58 45

bridgetholding@wildwords.org



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May
14
12:30 PM12:30

Workshop and Writers' Lunch Swindon Festival of Literature

 

This workshop will focus on ways to bring aliveness into writing and how to experience a deeper connection with the natural world, through words. Using the natural environment of Lower Shaw Farm as inspiration, we’ll explore key skills to help make words jump off the page.

Tickets available from:  www.swindonfestivalofliterature.co.uk

 

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