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Creative Writing Workshops 2018-2019

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Workshop Deposit ONLY

If you would like to reserve a place on a workshop by paying the £5.00 non-refundable deposit, please pay here.

The rest of the fee will be payable on arrival at the workshop room in Tiverton Library.

The deposit needs to be sent in with the online form, so please do not forget to fill it in too!

Successful Self-Publishing

 
Workshop - Successful Self- Publishing
Date - Saturday 1st September 2018
 
Explore the different routes available to authors who want to self- publish and the companies you need to know about. 
Investigate ways to build your book yourself
Look at the importance of cover design, writing your blurb and tagline and begin self-publishing!
 
 

The Gentle Art of Booksales

Workshop - The Gentle Art of Book Sales
Date - Saturday 12th January 2019

This  workshop explores the different ways to sell your work including the use of traditional  and social media.
How to create your author identity and market yourself as a brand.
Finally,  the workshop will look at successful sales techniques.
 

Just Write!

Workshop - Just Write!
Date - Saturday 6th April 2019

This  workshop is designed for anyone who wants to write a story but doesn't know where to start  and for people who want to build up their writing confidence.  


The aim of this  workshop is a develop writing  skills  and to  write a short 500 word story in a safe, positive  environment.

 

Creative Writing Attendance Form

Creative Writing Workshops 2018-2019

Further Information - The workshops run for 2 hours with a 20-minute break for lunch. You can bring your own refreshments or use one of the many delightful cafes in Tiverton. Please bring your own note-taking equipment.

Payment Options - The price of each workshop is 20.00 pounds. A 5.00 pound non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your place on this course. However, authors can choose to pay the deposit in advance and the remainder on the day in cash or pay the full amount via PayPal. If you do not use PayPal please email me for further payment options.

How To Catch A Publisher Part 1

Workshop - How To Catch a Publisher Part 1
Date - Saturday 10th November 2018
 
Explores the different ways authors can be published how to find your ideal publisher  how  to approach your chosen publisher and preparing  your synopsis and cover letter.
 

So you want to write a story?

Workshop - So You Want To Write A Story?
Date - Saturday 2nd February 2019
 
This workshop is designed for anyone who wants to write a short story. The workshop is designed to give people skills to create short stories and will explore - 
 
Starting Points
Character Development/ Dialogue
The Plot
Setting and Descriptive Writing
And Points of View
 

The Magic of Fantasy Writing

Workshop - The Magic of Fantasy Writing
Date - Saturday 4th May 2019

Would you like to write fantasy novels?
This is the workshop for you! 

The Magic of Fantasy Writing explores the different types of fantasy writing, the methodology behind successful fantasy writing, world building, character creation, and a practical session on the writing of short fantasy stories for publication.

 

How To Book A Creative Writing Workshop

To book your place, please fill in the form in the centre of this page.

The form has a drop down menu for you to choose which workshops you would like to attend.

Once you have filled in the form and sent on, please choose a payment option.

At the bottom of the page is a list of all the workshops available. You can choose to either pay the full workshop amount or a £5 deposit. If you wish to pay the deposit please use the deposit only PayPal box to the right.

If you want to pay for the workshop in full press the 'Add To Basket' button and it will be added to your basket. When you have selected all the workshops you wish to attend press the 'View Cart' button below and you will be shown a list of your chosen courses which you can then pay for online. 

Workshops can be paid for by PayPal or if you do not use PayPal the can be paid for by cheque or cash. 

If you need any help with workshop bookings or any further information please fill in the message section of the online form and I will email you. 

 

Creative Workshop Enrollments

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How To Catch A Publisher Part 2

Workshop - How To Catch a Publisher Part 2
Date - Saturday 1st December 2018
 
So you have written or are writing a book and are faced with the question, how do I get my book published?
This is the workshop for you! 
How To Catch a Publisher Part 2 explores the different ways you can make yourself more appealing to a publisher, how to build up your media platforms, and how to successfully create your author image.
 

Elements of Storycrafting

Workshop - Elements of Story Crafting
Date - Saturday 2nd March 2019
This workshop is designed for anyone who wants to write a novel. 
The workshop is designed to give people skills to begin their  writing journey and will explore - 
Inspiration Points
How To Plan Your Novel
Character Development/ Dialogue
The Plot
Use of narrative and points of view
And use of description/ setting creation
 

Do NOt Enter The basement! - Writing Horror

Workshop - Do Not Enter The Basement! - Writing Horror!
Date - Saturday 1st June 2019
 

Do Not Enter The Basement! - Writing Horror 
Would you like to write horror?

This is the workshop for you! 

DO NOT ENTER THE BASEMENT! - WRITING HORROR explores the psychology of horror, the different subgenres of horror writing, the methodology behind successful horror writing, character creation, and a practical session on the writing of short horror stories for publication.