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Creative Writing with Bestseller Authors

工作坊

Creative Writing with Bestseller Authors

21則評價
這項體驗的名額少之又少。
體驗時間
3.5個小時
團體人數
最多6人
包括
食物, 飲品, 裝備
舉辦地點
英語
工作坊

Creative Writing with Bestseller Authors

工作坊

Creative Writing with Bestseller Authors

21則評價
這項體驗的名額少之又少。
體驗時間
3.5個小時
團體人數
最多6人
包括
食物, 飲品, 裝備
舉辦地點
英語

活動內容

Whether you want help with the start of your novel, have a short story that needs fine tuning or this is the first class in creative writing you have taken, Bridget and I can help improve your skills in a supportive, confidence-boosting workshop. No matter if you're a complete beginner or have some experience, it'll get you going. The 3.5 hour session will take place in my home very close to the centre of Brighton. You and up to five others (max) will be welcomed into my cosy living room with its fire and long dining table ideal for writing. We'll cover the following topics: * Character creation - making characters memorable and believable, avoiding stereotypes and being original * First and third person storytelling - exploring the choices you have * Plotting - where to start, how to stop a flabby middle, endings * Editing - a practical exercise to reveal your inner editor Plus three subjects rarely covered in writing courses: * Feedback - how to survive critical comments * Dialogue - how to make conversation sound natural and drive narrative * Up-to-date insights on the publishing industry Let us know ahead if there's something you want included and we'll try to make time for it. Above all we hope you'll take away a little piece of 'us', so to speak - our understanding and passion for writing and our own experiences of being published.

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Sarah

Sarah

'Reading a Sarah Rayner book is like having a no-holds-barred chat with a close friend' and I love chatting about writing. I'm the author of 5 novels including the international bestseller, One Moment, One Morning. In 2014 I published Making Friends with Anxiety which grew into a non-fiction series with a substantial on-line following. I've sold over 500,000 books worldwide, but my first foray into fiction was writing short stories for women's magazines. My co-host is creative writing guru Bridget Whelan, whose writing career took off when she won $4000 in an international story competition. It kick-started a new career and now she has an MA in Creative Writing from Goldsmiths College and lectures in the subject. My husband, Tom, a chef, will cook delicious vegetarian food specially for us. He tends over-cater so expect big portions!

體驗包含:

食物
We will provide a vegetarian lunch (quiche and salad, chilli and baked potatoes or a hearty soup with dumplings depending on…
飲品
Please let us know if you have any particular preferences.
裝備
We will provide pens and paper and writing prompts.

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體驗地點

The writing workshop will be held our charming period home in central Brighton (our little blue house is 8 mins walk from the station). A long table in the light living/dining room will provide our work space and on colder days we'll light the fire so we can be really snug. Tom and I have been Airbnb hosts for three years and in that time have hosted over 300 guests and are thrilled to welcome aspiring writers too.

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退訂政策

如要獲得全額退款,請在體驗原定開始日7天前或購買後24小時內取消。

溝通政策

請務必透過Airbnb與對方聯繫。 為了讓您的付款獲得保障,請勿透過Airbnb網站/應用程式以外的方式進行匯款或聯繫。

參加者條件

最多6人參加,年齡須滿16歲。 If you wish, you can email up to 1000 words of your novel, short story or memoir to us before the workshop commences, so we can read it beforehand and chat about it on the day.

更多建議

We will start at the time listed, sharp. If you want to arrive a few minutes early to settle, that's fine. If wheelchair users wish to attend, there is a very small step into the hall, but it should be manageable and you'd be very welcome.
Sarah
Creative Writing with Bestseller Authors
21則評價
每人$43起
21則評價
每人$43起