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 in progress. But you can join any time. Six week term. £50.00. Beginners and experienced writers welcome
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Sunday 26 August 18.*NEW* Summer Workshops Special Offer Get Feedback on Your Short Story (Kinson Community Centre, Bournemouth) 10.00 am till 4.00 pm.
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11 -17th August 18. Scribe A Short Story at Swanwick. (Swanwick Summer School for Writers, Derbyshire)
Residential course. Please book direct with Swanwick. email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or check their website https://www.swanwickwritersschool.org.uk
NEW - Telephone Coaching Service
By arrangement only. £30 per hour
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Category Archives: first chapter
The Short Story Writer’s Toolshed was first published as a series in Writer’s Forum. I later decided to compile it into a handy little book. Here is an extract I thought you might like. How The Toolshed Works Every writer … Continue reading
It’s publication day for me. The Morning After The Life Before is now out in the world. Oh gosh. I don’t think there is anything quite as scary. I used to think that finishing the book was the end, but … Continue reading
My new novella, Someone Else’s Child, recently hit the virtual shelves. Here’s the first chapter just in case you fancy a read. I like this little book – it was one of the first longer stories I ever wrote and … Continue reading
Novellas are the new novels, apparently. Can’t remember where I saw that. But just in case it’s true, I thought you might like to see my latest novella, Meltwater, which is all about dysfunctional families. (Are there any other kind!) … Continue reading
Just in case anyone fancies a preview of my new novella, Shadowman, here’s the blurb and first chapter 🙂 Karen and Rob’s show-jumping yard is in trouble. And so is their marriage. Then someone starts sending anonymous letters. They seem … Continue reading
Ten Weeks to Target is my latest novella to make it into kindle. Actually it’s my first Della Galton novella to make it into kindle. If you have ever set foot inside a slimming club it may appeal to you. … Continue reading
Just in case you’re short of some reading material on this lovely, brrrr, summer weekend, here’s Chapter One of my new novel, Ice and a Slice… Chapter One The first thing she noticed was the tinny metallic taste in her … Continue reading