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.
Please phone Ashcroft Arts for details.
NEW - Telephone Mentoring Service
By arrangement only. £30 per hour
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Category Archives: Writing conferences & schools
I am lucky enough to be able to teach creative writing at various venues. This is Woman’s Weekly’s new home at Canary Wharf. How can you fail to be inspired by this view? Tip Number One – Credibility Do the … Continue reading
There are so many writing courses around these days. Universities run them, publishers run them, magazines run them. In fact every Tom, Dick and Harry (if you’ll excuse the cliche) runs writing courses. Even the smallest town has a literary … 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
Today, I am delighted to welcome my guest blogger and friend, the lovely Kath McGurl, owner and author of Womag. Kath is talking about writing classes. Kath has just written a fabulous little writing book called Ghost Stories and How … 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
Now I have your attention, I am, of course, talking about my How to Write Erotica Course at Swanwick Writers Summer School – as opposed to any actual erotica taking place at Swanwick, which naturally I’m not aware of, and … Continue reading
And while I’m on the subject of brilliant writing conferences, here is another one. Swanwick Writers’ is in Derbyshire in beautiful surroundings. And if you fancy a week getting totally inspired and motivated and learning loads, not to mention partying … Continue reading
I am a best selling writer. And so is Lynn Hackles. Here is the picture of us recording these words on film. No, we have not gone mad. No, we have not just hit the best seller lists. And … Continue reading
Last weekend I taught for the first time at Fishguard in Pembrokeshire at one of Anne and Gerry Hobbs courses. The hotel was beautiful, Victorian elegance, fab food, and a wonderful coastal setting. The course was called Write a Story … Continue reading