On the weekend of November 25th and 26th, Jane and Victoria will be running their acclaimed two-day introductory 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 practise, the course will cover establishing a writing routine, with exercises to kickstart the imagination and tuition on characterisation and dialogue (Saturday), followed by a class on plot and structure, guidance on editing, and a brief overview of how to begin finding publishers for your work (Sunday).
To sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Flett is a short story writer whose work has been commissioned for BBC Radio, read at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, awarded the Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award, and published in numerous literary journals. She features in the Best British Poetry 2012 and has toured Europe extensively performing her work. She has also taught this course in Prague and Copenhagen with Reader founder Victoria Gosling.
Victoria Gosling is the founder of The Reader Berlin. Offering manuscript assessments, mentoring, expert feedback and guidance, she has consulted on a wide range of publications currently available in print and online. Alongside directing The Reader’s day-to-day activities, she works as a freelance editor, writer and consultant and is a former editor of Berlin Stories for NPR. A novelist and short story writer, she is represented by Zoe Waldie of Rogers Coleridge & White. In 2012, her novel LETTERS TO G. was selected as one of the winners of the Mslexia Novel Prize.
Testimonials from the last KICKSTART YOUR WRITING workshop: