Online Writing Day: Fiction

Online Writing Day: Fiction

Going for bold: the poetry of prose
  • Black and white portrait photo of Ashley Hickson-Lovence
    Ashley Hickson-Lovence
Date Friday February 17th 2023, 10:00 - 16:30 GMT
Location Online

A memorable first line, simple but punchy. An opening paragraph bristling with hooks. A first chapter that sets up the inciting incidents to follow so well it’s impossible not to read on. A compelling character arc. Propulsive poetic prose at sentence-level that makes a reader’s eyes fizz down the page. There’s a lot to get right, it seems. Led by author and creative writing lecturer Ashley Hickson-Lovence, with publisher Helen Garnons-Williams as guest speaker, this one-day interactive webinar introduces innovative creative approaches that will encourage you to write stories with flair and without fear.

To make the event as accessible and flexible as possible, all sessions of the day are delivered live via Zoom webinar. You have the choice to attend each session live, which will mean you can contribute via the chatbox, or you can watch the recordings of each session at any time over the course of the following month. Please note, your camera and audio will not be visible/audible, allowing you to relax and take the day at your own pace. 

Cost: £85

Concessions: £42.50

As part of our effort to increase participation in the arts, 50% concessions are available for this course at checkout.

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On the Day

10.00-12.30 Workshop One

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Workshop Two

14.30-15.00 Break

15.00-15.45 Guest speaker session

16.00-16.30 Final Q&A surgery session



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