Winter Warmer: Fiction

Re-energising your creativity

Monday March 11th - Saturday March 16th 2019

The Hurst

Do you want to create novels and short stories that are distinctive and fresh? Do you want to make your prose interesting to read and stimulating to write? Then this is the week for you. We will show you how to think about fashioning your short stories and novels to make them individual and particular and we will guide and inspire you to discover your writer’s voice. As the days become longer and winter recedes, join us for a warm, playful and stimulating week.

Single room price: £835

COURSE TUTORS

The Hurst

The Hurst is a place you can write, far away from daily distractions. The house and gardens, surrounded by the forest-covered Shropshire Hills, were the former home of playwright John Osborne.

THE COURSE AT A GLANCE

Monday

Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.

Tuesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.

Wednesday

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.

Thursday

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.

Friday

Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.

Saturday

The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.

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