In this talk and Q&A for writers, Kylie Fitzpatrick will explore writing your first novel. The evening will cover Beginning What to expect next How this novel will be different from every other you write Why you will keep writing novels What happens when you finish (or think you are finished!) Kylie Fitzpatrick is an historical novelist ...
A Novel Nights Talk with Alice Jolly: How can fiction recover lost voices? Alice Jolly’s latest novel, Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile, is written in the voice of a very poor woman in Victorian England. In an era where working-class women’s stories remained a mystery, Alice will discuss how writers can recover ...
"The One Who Wrote Destiny took me nearly 20 years to write and a lot of the time it was because the story wasn't ready and I wasn't ready, and often the biggest mistakes writers make is committing to a book before it's ready," said Nikesh Shukla. At this month's Novel ...
A Creative Writing course with Linda Cleary 4 x Saturdays 18th & 25th May and 1st & 8th June from 10.30am to 12.30pm (And not just 2 weeks as Facebook made me write!) This 4 session Creative Writing course uses various techniques and exercises to open up and improve writing skills, work with metaphor and ...
8th May 2019Alex Cluness
A community of writers – writing Come to the writers’ workroom, the writers’ space, the new jam in town, the place to work on your own or network and share with others, to be absorbed in your pages or talk through what you’ve got. Drop in/leave anytime within the session hours. When: 11am ...
23rd May 2019Alex Cluness
W r i t e r s 11 a community of writers – writing Come to the writers’ workroom, the writers’ space, the new jam in town, the place to work on your own or network and share with others, to be absorbed in your pages or talk through what you’ve got. ...
11th July 2019Alex Cluness
A summer of Creative Writing workshops with Linda Cleary that you can attend as a one off Saturday or enjoy the whole series. Each week we will be visiting some nearby inspiring places and then going back to Hypatia House to focus on various aspects ie one Saturday work on ...
15th July 2019Alex Cluness
Organised by The Society of Authors the evening will feature advice from award-winning poets Penelope Shuttle and Pascale Petit. Aimed at aspiring writers who are seeking to make a living from poetry and related activities, the event will be chaired by Katrina Naomi of the Poetry & Spoken Word Group. Pascale Petit ...
6th January 2020Alex Cluness