Della Galton Writing Courses
Friday Class (Kinson Community Centre, Bournemouth) 10.00 am-12.00 midday.
Writing for the Terrified. Weekly classes ongoing. Six week term. £48.00. Beginners and experienced writers welcome
Please email Della via this website.
Monday 12th June 2017 (Woman's Weekly London)
Writing the Twist Ending Story. Beginners and experienced writers welcome. £79 10 till 4.30
Please see Woman's Weekly Website for further details.
Saturday 24 June. Write a Novel. (Kinson Community Centre, Bournemouth) 10.00 am till 4.00 pm.
Please email Della via this website.
Wednesday 12 July. Write your memoir/autobiography. (Andover Museum,Andover) 11.00 am till 4.00 pm.
£25.00 (concessions available)
Please book via www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk
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Category Archives: Inspiration
I can’t believe how long it is since I wrote a post! It’s been mad lately. I’ve been writing the last part of my series, The Reading Group. Part Five was the Summer Holiday. Blimey, that was definitely the trickiest. … Continue reading
Do you, by any chance, have a New Year Resolution that involves writing? This idea might help you to keep it. The Rule of Three is one of the most powerful principles I have ever learned. With thanks to Jack … Continue reading
‘Whatever the struggle – continue the climb – it may only be one step to the summit.’ Diana Westlake This is a quote I keep over my desk – because blimey it’s so true of writing. The road to success … Continue reading
Sometimes a character comes into my head fully formed. Sometimes they are shadowy. Sometimes they are shy like real people and I have to get to know them slowly. Interviewing them is good. These 21 questions are one of my … Continue reading
Got an idea for a story? Write more than one opening paragraph – it takes the pressure off having to get it perfect. Keep writing openings until you feel the inspiration kick in. This can sometimes take me a while. … Continue reading
Using the senses in your writing, especially the sense of smell, really helps to take the reader into your story. However, it’s just as easy to be cliché with smells as with any other writing so choose carefully and be … Continue reading
Writers are in the business of selling emotion. I forget who said that, but it’s true. We read – or at least I do – because we want to feel something. We might want to feel amused, uplifted, scared, touched, … Continue reading
As I mentioned in my last blog I’m busy doing Nanowrimo this month. But as usual I’m writing 50k of short stories in November not a novel. This is more useful for me, being as shorts are my day job. … Continue reading
It’s coming up to Nanowrimo again isn’t it? That’s National Novel Writing Month for the uninitiated. That’s when you sign up to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November. Or 50,000 words worth of short stories in … Continue reading
I’ve recently been lucky enough to spend time at two well known writers’ Summer Schools. The Writers’ Holiday at Fishguard (Pembrokeshire) and Swanwick the Writers’ Summer School (Derbyshire). So what can you do at a writers’ holiday? Apart from network and enjoy … Continue reading