Kickstart Your Writing

  • Course Tutor: Jane Flett
  • When: Wednesday evenings, 19:00–21:00
  • Start date: 4 Apr 2018
  • Where: Another Country, Riemannstaße, Kreuzberg
  • Number of Sessions: 4
  • Maximum Participants: 10
  • Cost:  €80

A special evening edition of the Kickstart Your Writing course, covering the basics of fiction writing! Suitable for new writers or offering a shot in the arm for those who want to reinvigorate their writing practice, the course will cover establishing a writing routine and exercises to kickstart the imagination; character and dialogue; plot and structure; and point of view, editing and finding publishers for your work.

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Jane Flett’s writing has been published in over 70 literary journals and translated into Polish, Croatian and Japanese. Her poetry features in the Best British Poetry anthology and her fiction has been commissioned for BBC Radio 4. Jane is a recipient of the Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award and was voted Berlin’s best English-language writer in 2015 by Indieberlin.


“I highly recommend Jane Flett’s writing course. She creates a friendly, open, and engaging atmosphere that makes one feel safe, and even inspired, to take chances and be creative. That’s really the highest compliment I can give: before I took Jane’s class, I wanted to write. Now I am writing.” – Sam Loewenberg


“Jane creates an open atmosphere in her courses that is at the same time very accessible to newcomers and very stimulating to experienced writers or returning students. There is a good balance between feedback sessions and exercise-based classes that have both made me a better and more aware writer. Most importantly, I always look forward to spending my evenings writing and talking with Jane and the great group of people in her class.” – Sophie Buchel


“Doing the course with Jane has really helped me with my story crafting. Her lessons are relaxed and enjoyable, where everyone is encouraged to give their opinion and really explore what makes a good piece of fiction. She sends out nuggets of gold in her worksheets between classes, and all of her exercises have been really useful. I just need to make sure I keep up my side of the bargain by doing the homework!”  – Miranda Roszkowski