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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Saturday 23 June 18. Write A Short Story in a Day (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 email@example.com 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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I can’t believe how long it is since I’ve blogged. So big apologies. Where has the year gone? I think it’s summer isn’t it, although it doesn’t actually feel like it in deepest Dorset right now! It’s all wind and … Continue reading
Publishers and agents like to categorise novels into genre. Partly so they know which shelf to put your book on at the library/bookshop. Genre refers to the type of story you’re writing. Here are some of the most popular genres … Continue reading
Writing my new series, The Reading Group, is one of the most exciting and challenging things I’ve ever done. This is partly because I am a panster, not a plotter. When I start writing a story I have no idea … 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
PR is a subject which can strike horror into the hearts of authors everywhere. Some love it, some hate it. Personally I quite like it but it’s hard work and very time consuming. I’m always fascinated to hear how other … Continue reading
For me, endings have always been the most difficult thing to get right. But a bad ending can ruin an otherwise excellent story. There are all sorts of bad endings. You probably recognise most of these. They don’t really need … Continue reading
For this week’s Wednesday Writing Spot – sorry there hasn’t been one for a while – I would like to welcome my good friend and fellow author, Kath McGurl, who many of you will know from her fabulous Womag blog. … Continue reading
I had a letter recently via my Dear Della page in Writers’ Forum from a lady who was anxious about the layout of a novel when submitting to publishers. I know there’s a wealth of information out there about writing, … Continue reading