Della Galton Writing Courses
Friday Class (Kinson Community Centre, Bournemouth) 10.00 am-12.00 midday.
Writing for the Terrified. Weekly classes ongoing. Current term begins 7 September. But you can join any time. Six week term. £50.00. Beginners and experienced writers welcome
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Saturday 3 November 18. How to Write Brilliant Flash Fiction (Kinson Community Centre, Bournemouth) 10.00 am till 4.00 pm.
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Sunday 25 November 18. How To Write Your First Novel. (Ashcroft Arts, Fareham) 10.00 am till 3.00 pm.
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NEW - Telephone Mentoring Service
By arrangement only. £30 per hour
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Category Archives: Retreat
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
Just a couple of forthcoming courses to tell you about today. 10th – 12th April 2015 ‘Write a Short Story in a Weekend’ at the Royal Agricultural University – Cirencester (above) A step by step guide to writing a short … Continue reading
Gosh, it’s ages since I wrote a blog, and I have been meaning to tell you about the Dunford Novelists for a while. This is my all time favourite writing conference. Two reasons: one, it’s at the end of January … Continue reading
Thursday 1st December Hell, it’s my last day and I haven’t done anywhere near as much as I planned. Get up at crack of dawn. Open laptop. Write and write and write. Finish Chapter Three. Edit late chapters. End with … Continue reading
Wednesday 30 November Must do some more writing. Back to Chapter Two. Delete lots of what I wrote. Force myself not to edit later chapter in novel. Finally get going on chapter Two, even though I delete more words. Wed … Continue reading
Tuesday 29 November Beautiful day. Take Maggie for long walk. Get back at 10.00. Leisurely breakfast. Must get serious about this. Sit and drink morning coffee on window seat watching view. Decide it will be good plan to do some stream … Continue reading
Monday 28 November Slept wonderfully well. Walked Maggie across the fields – there is a footpath a few hundred yards away. We both get extremely wet. Returned to cottage to dry off. Read back through first chapter. Not bad. Will … Continue reading