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February 2020

27

Online Course: Coming From Where I’m From – A Poetry Course Exploring Place With Rachel Long

27th February 2020 - 8th April 2020
Online, Online
£90

In this course, master the essentials of creating a strong sense of place, then delve into the potential of returning to sites of personal significance to mine for story and image. Create new direction and possibilities for your poems through exploratory excavations of location and memory. Learn how to paint vivid landscapes and immerse your reader, unforgettably, in time and space.

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April 2020

04

Delving into the Dark Side – What Crime Writers Need to Know About Research, with Sue Walker

4th April 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Writers’ Place, Jew Street
Brighton, BN1 1UT
(see Google map)
£30

This half-day workshop is for emerging writers of crime fiction. You may want to start that crime novel or already be writing one. The session will focus on the benefits that effective research can bring to your writing. Why is research important? What do I need to know? Why do I need to know it? How do I go about it? The workshop will demonstrate how effective research can enhance all aspects of your writing, including: plotting, character development, location/setting [read more...]

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06

Arvon Teacher Week

6th April 2020 - 11th April 2020
Lumb Bank, Lumb Bank, The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre,
Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 6DF United Kingdom
(see Google map)
£635

Do you teach writing in the classroom but never get the time for your own creative writing? This writing week, exclusively for teachers and during the school holidays, will help you discover your inner writer, and transform the way you teach creative writing back in the classroom. You’ll experience an inspirational mixture of workshops and individual tutorials with highly regarded authors, the support of your fellow writers, and plenty of time and space to write. Whilst the focus of the [read more...]

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07

Folklore Storytelling For Performance

7th April 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 7th April 2020

Exeter Community Centre, 17 St. Davids Hill
Exeter, Devon EX4 3RG
£100

The European folklore and fairytale traditions are rooted in the dark witch infested forests of the Grimms, influenced by the chaotically bawdy worlds of the Italians Basille and Straparola and coalesced in the paradoxicall subversive and subservient environment of the seventeenth century French salons. It is nothing less than a labyrinth of the magical, profoundly frightening and surreal. A slightly parallel world abounding with timeless tales that are perpetually prepared to be reawakened, reshaped and retold by each new generation [read more...]

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08

Oswaldtwistle Writers’ Group (Oswaldtwistle)

8th April 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on 8th April 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 22nd April 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 13th May 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 27th May 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 10th June 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 24th June 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 8th July 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 22nd July 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 12th August 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 26th August 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 9th September 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 23rd September 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 14th October 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 28th October 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 11th November 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 25th November 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 9th December 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 23rd December 2020 at 2:00 pm

Oswaldtwistle Library, Union Road,
Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 3HS United Kingdom
(see Google map)
Free

Have you ever written a poem or story and then put it in a drawer? Perhaps you're a published novelist? Whether you are a complete beginner or an established writer, we invite you to join our writers' group at Oswaldtwistle Library. Writing projects are set at every meeting but these are not compulsory and, above all, we encourage creativity. You are also welcome to simply come along and listen if you wish. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. [read more...]

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08

Crossing the Finish Line: How to Complete Your Novel, with William Shaw

8th April 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 13th May 2020

The Writers’ Place, Jew Street
Brighton, BN1 1UT
(see Google map)
£135

A practical, intensive short course designed to give momentum to those who have already come some way into writing a long fiction project. Alongside advice on structure, story, character, dialogue and location, we’ll explore ways in which we can re-energise and refine your writing process to help you to finally carry the ball over the line. Towards the end of the course we’ll explore the practicalities of re-writing and editing, and of preparing a draft to send out to agents. [read more...]

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09

Creative Writing Group

9th April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 25th June 2020

Tarleton Library, Mark Square
Tarleton, Lancashire PR4 6TU United Kingdom
Free

at Tarleton Library every Thursday from 10am. A friendly and informal group to support experienced and budding writers develop their writing skills. Places don't need to be booked - just drop in!

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15

Crossing the Finish Line: How to Complete Your Novel, with William Shaw

15th April 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 13th May 2020

The Writers’ Place, Jew Street
Brighton, BN1 1UT
(see Google map)
£135

A practical, intensive short course designed to give momentum to those who have already come some way into writing a long fiction project. Alongside advice on structure, story, character, dialogue and location, we’ll explore ways in which we can re-energise and refine your writing process to help you to finally carry the ball over the line. Towards the end of the course we’ll explore the practicalities of re-writing and editing, and of preparing a draft to send out to agents. [read more...]

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15

Crucible of Hell: Okinawa the Last Great Battle of the Second World War

15th April 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Croft Hall, Croft Hall, The Croft
Hungerford, RG17 0HY United Kingdom
(see Google map)
£8

From award-winning historian Saul David, an action-packed and powerful new narrative of the Battle of Okinawa - the last great clash of the Second World War, and one that had profound consequences for the modern world. For eighty-three blood-soaked days, the fighting on the island of Okinawa plumbed depths of savagery as bad as anything seen on the Eastern Front. When it was over, almost a quarter of a million people had lost their lives, making it by far the [read more...]

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16

Creative Writing Group

16th April 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until 25th June 2020

Tarleton Library, Mark Square
Tarleton, Lancashire PR4 6TU United Kingdom
Free

at Tarleton Library every Thursday from 10am. A friendly and informal group to support experienced and budding writers develop their writing skills. Places don't need to be booked - just drop in!

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