Events & Workshops

From Memories to Memoirs with Rae Luckie

10am–4pm Saturday 13 August

Suitable for beginning writers, this practical workshop will include writing exercises and resources to jog your memory and inspire your creativity. Whether you want to write life stories, family history or fiction based on life, the workshop will be adapted to meet the specific needs of participants.

Rae Luckie is an experienced writing mentor and workshop facilitator—passionate about the value of creative writing, the preservation of life stories, and interested in all genres of writing.

Grammar and Punctuation Primer with Pippa Carron

10am–4pm Sunday 21 August

With plenty of exercises, this course is suitable for anybody at any stage of writing fiction or nonfiction. An easy, fun day, and participants are welcome to bring their manuscripts.

Dr Pippa Carron is a freelance nonfiction writer, editor, trainer, facilitator and consultant. She currently works for a range government and private sector clients, delivering training courses in writing skills and providing high-level writing and editing service.

Puting the Science in Fiction with L.J.M Owen

10am–4pm Sunday 4 September

In this course, you will learn how to: define the area of science you need to understand; research it; identify which details to include in your story; when to reveal the information; and how to ensure you’ve struck the correct balance between fact and fiction.

L.J.M. Owen is the author of the Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth series which incorporates genetics, forensic science and archaeology into a mystery setting.

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