Workshops

Write Beyond the Lightbulb:

Lyrical Writing

How do we craft writing that is so infused with musicality it deserves to be read out loud? This flash fiction course explores various tricks and techniques which can be used to lend a lyrical quality to your writing.

Dates: 8th - 21st February inclusive

Price: Pay What You Can (Recommended £65)

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Write Beyond the Lightbulb:

Glorious Language & Sparse Prose

At what point does prose start turning purple? Is the road to hell really paved with adverbs? This flash fiction course explores language in all its guts and glory, focussing on unique images, concision versus specificity and much, much more.

Dates: TBC

Price: Pay What You Can (Recommended £65)

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Editing and Feedback

Structural Review

Want some pointers on how you might improve the narrative, characterisation, thematic progression, pacing and impact of your work in progress?

Flash Fiction (up to 1000 words): £10

Short Stories (1000-2500 words): £14

Short Stories (2500-4000 words): £18

Longer Works: price on application

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Detailed Edit

Want a more in-depth analysis of style, tone-of-voice and word choice as well as edit suggestions for concision, readability, spelling and grammar?

Flash Fiction (up to 1000 words): £16

Short Stories (1000-2500 words): £26

Short Stories (2500-4000 words): £40

Longer Works: Price on application

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Other Resources

Writing Competitions

Entering writing competitions can be a great way of challenging yourself and there are lots of them out there to choose from. I've compiled a list of over two hundred flash fiction, short story, essay, poetry and novel writing opportunities for 2020/21.

VIEW LIST HERE

The Importance of Feedback

A blog post about the importance of feedback, how to go about finding Beta readers / critique partners, asking for feedback so it works for you, giving effective critique and using feedback to its best advantage.

READ HERE

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