I haven’t blogged for a long while and I feel like I’ve almost forgotten how to even write. Part of me feels like calling it a day but before I do, I’ve decided I’m going to try and blog every day in September even if it’s just a quote or picture or something small. I only made the decision today so I’ve already missed the first day which isn’t a good start but I’m going to try for the rest of the month.Continue reading “September Challenge”
Last Wednesday I attended the final short story workshop. It was a brilliant session as always and I didn’t want it to end. This session was on publishing and beyond so there was more listening and learning rather than doing any writing.Continue reading “Short story course – session 6”
Last week, on the first Wednesday of August, I went to the penultimate class of the short story course that I have been attending. I feel quite sad that I only have one more class left to go to. Out of the six classes, I missed only one class due to it being my husband’s birthday. If you miss a class though, you do get all the notes and homework from that class so it was ok. This time, the two-hour session was on characterisation and the pace of your short story.Continue reading “Short story course – session 5”
On Wednesday 1st May, I went to the second lesson of this short story writing course that Dr Rebecca Burns is teaching. I remembered last time feeling quite cold in this room and I thought with it being an evening, it might get cool again by the time we finish. I was wrong. This time the room was boiling hot when we first walked in although it became more bearable as the course went on.Continue reading “Short Story Writing Course – Day 2”
Ok, I admit, I’m a bit of a course junkie, especially when it comes to online courses as they are sooo flexible.
However, on Wednesday 3rd April 2019, I attended the first day of the short story writing course in Leicester. It was a two hour course and it was the first time in ages that I’ve attended a course which involved physically going to a classroom and meeting other people.Continue reading “Short Story Writing Course – Day 1”