How I Write: Helen Cross

How I Write: Helen Cross

Q&A and Reading
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    Helen Cross
Date Wednesday March 20th 2024, 19:15 - 20:15 GMT
Location Online

Join us from the comfort of your sofa and listen to writers share their work, the stories behind their work, and invaluable writing advice directly from their own desk (or maybe the kitchen table). And the best part? At the end you get to ask them questions about their words, pick their brains on craft, and learn more about the business of writing.

Helen Cross is the author of four novels including My Summer of Love, which became a BAFTA award-winning movie. Her short stories are regularly published in magazines and anthologies and two of her screenplays are currently in development with UK film companies. She is the recipient of fellowships and scholarships from Arts Council of England, The British Council, Cove Park, The University of Mumbai and Banff Centre for Arts, Canada. Her audio dramas are regularly broadcast on BBC radio, including most recently The Return of Rowena The Wonderful and the five-part podcast drama series, English Rose, both available on BBC Sounds

This session will be delivered via Zoom webinar, so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

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I feel much more confident about short stories now! In such a short time I feel I was given such a great overview and the reader/tutor was so generous with their feedback and knowledge.
— How I Write participant
Very lovely. It had an intimate feeling despite it being a Zoom event and all of us being in different places.
— How I Write participant
"What a brilliant reading. It was intimate and moving and very listener friendly. I loved it and will be back for more."
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