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: Ice and a Slice
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
Just Thought I’d pop in and mention that The Morning After The Life Before is 99p till this Thursday (22 October 15). So if you fancied reading the sequel to Ice and a Slice, now’s your chance 🙂 Nothing like … 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
Writing The Morning After The Life Before was probably one of the worst commercial decisions of my writing career. I knew when I began it – after discussions with my agent – that this book would not be taken on … Continue reading
Don’t judge a book by its cover. Hmm, this may apply to people but it definitely doesn’t apply to actual books. That’s exactly what we do. Covers are everything. Having a good cover can mean the difference between selling … Continue reading
I have been banging on about this for weeks on Facebook and Twitter, but just in case you’ve been away on Mars, or you don’t use Facebook and Twitter, I wanted to mention one more time that my book launch … Continue reading
The Truth About What Happened at my Parents’ Ruby Wedding Anniversary by SJ Crosse, currently starring in Ice and a Slice by Della Galton
Hello everybody. Here I am – finally – it took me a little longer than I expected to hack into Della Galton’s blog, but I managed it eventually. Da daaa! Della Galton, who shall hereby be known as Teetotaller Big … 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