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Marcus Sedgwick Children YA Fiction Writing

Marcus Sedgwick – This is it

23 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

‘This is it’ 
It was a cold and rainy winter’s evening and the weather whipped around Ted Hughes’ old…

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Roger Robinson Poet Poetry Writing Course Arvon

Roger Robinson – Arvon: A Clear Space

16 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

Arvon: A Clear Space 
You’ve needed this trip, you’ve committed
you’re in the room and you feel guilt, guilt…

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Emylia Hall – Coming Home

09 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Hannah Lowe Memoir Writing Tutor

Hannah Lowe – The Calmness of Sheep

02 Oct 2018 / #Arvon50

I took my first Arvon course about ten years ago, at Totleigh Barton, with George Szirtes and Helen Ivory. I was…

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Liz Jensen – Arvon at 50

27 Sep 2018 / #Arvon50

Today, with eight novels behind me, I look back with bafflement at the amount of guilt I felt when I signed…

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Romany Romany – Spun Into Gold

04 Sep 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Sandra Bell – Creative writing is like making whipped cream

21 Aug 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Jess Richards Arvon Creative Writing Course Tutor

Jess Richards – SkinStiltRumple, Remembered Wrong

07 Aug 2018 / General

One of the many wonderful things about Arvon is sometimes getting the chance to do the writing tasks set by other…

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Daivd Morley Poetry Tutor Arvon Course

David Morley – #Arvon50

31 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

I had never tutored a blind person. Victoria was blind. She had been thrown from a horse some years ago: the…

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Mahsuda Snaith – From Secret Writer to Arvon Tutor

24 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

Moniack Mhor 2003:  I am a young, Asian student from an inner-city council estate who writes mostly in secret.  I have…

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Sally Harrop – The Hurst – #Arvon50

18 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Colin Grant – First, Do No Harm – #Arvon50

13 Jul 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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Anne Patterson’s Arvon Week

22 Jun 2018 / My Arvon Week

In August 2007 I nearly didn’t go on an Arvon novel writing course. My ex said he had to go abroad…

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Jane Feaver – My life according to Arvon

15 Jun 2018 / #Arvon50

#Arvon50
Arvon is 50 this year and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and…

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