SHORT COURSE: Short Story

Unlocking the mysteries of this dazzling form

Monday May 6th - Thursday May 9th 2019

Lumb Bank

A good short story is gloriously deceptive. Within its limited word count is a complete world inhabited by living, breathing characters whose lives open up to us for a pivotal moment. Building stories is a challenging process – we will work together to unravel some of the mysteries of this most fantastic form, supporting you as you create your own unforgettable characters, vibrant settings and wonderful stories. This packed few days at beautiful Lumb Bank will enrich and sharpen your writing skills. Designed for beginners to intermediates, more experienced writers will also benefit and be most welcome.

Single room price: £545

 

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Lumb Bank house

Lumb Bank

The Ted Hughes Arvon Centre, Lumb Bank is an 18th-century millowners house in West Yorkshire, which once belonged to Ted Hughes. It’s set in 20 acres of steep woodland with breathtaking views to the valley below.

THE COURSE AT A GLANCE

Writing course tutor delivering a workshop at Lumb Bank

Monday

Arrive at lunchtime, afternoon workshop, after dinner the tutors read from their own work.

one-to-one tutorial at Lumb Bank

Tuesday

Morning workshop, one to one tutorials and time to write in the afternoon, after dinner evening workshop or group session.

Course participants writing at the workshop table at The Hurst

Wednesday

Morning workshop, one to one tutorials and time to write in the afternoon, after dinner group celebratory readings.

Course participants eating at The Hurst

Thursday

Depart after breakfast with the group.

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