Starting to Write
STARTING TO WRITE A NOVEL
From your head to the page
Finding the right direction
Monday April 27th - Saturday May 2nd 2020
Every writer, even the most experienced, finds the blank page daunting. How do I begin to make a start? This week we’ll offer you the encouragement and inspiration to get going. In a supportive atmosphere of experiment and play, we’ll help you focus on those aspects of fiction writing – character, setting, point of view – that will help you discover and develop your stories and your writing voice.
Single room price: £815
Mark Haddon is the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and two further novels,…
Jane Feaver is a novelist and short story writer: According to Ruth (2007), Love Me Tender (2009)…
Shahnaz Ahsan is the author of Hashim & Family. She is also an award-winning writer of short stories…
Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. In the evening a guest speaker joins the group.
Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. You are free to spend this evening as you wish.
Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.
The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.