Month: November 2010

Children’s Creative Writing Classes at P&G Wells bookshop, Winchester

I am very pleased to say that from January I will be teaching Creative Writing classes for children at the P&G Wells Booksellers shop in Winchester. P&G Wells is a wonderful place – the best independent bookshop I know – and I am very excited about teaching there. The classes are for children aged 8-11 (school …

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We Love Short Shorts; or, can you do better than Hemmingway?

The English Project is running a short competition at the moment – short in terms of deadline (it’s this Friday, the 19th!), and in terms of subject matter. The challenge is to write a story in 140 characters – the length of a Twitter post – and they’re calling it Tweet Tales. Details here: http://www3.hants.gov.uk/culture-all/tweet-tales.htm. …

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New Discovery Centre Workshops! (adults and children)

I’m delighted to have more Workshops to announce for the new year – not just at Winchester Discovery Centre, but also at Gosport too for the first time. As usual I’m doing a mixture of poetry days for adults, and general writing days for youngsters. In January, first of all there’s another day in Winchester …

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