How to identify and communicate the central message of your story, whether it has a theme or simply a universal message for your readers to take away. With Marnie Summerfield Smith.
Exploring the ways poetry as a personal practice can kindle new understandings, bolster mental health, and create personal archives of our experiences, identities and lives. Workshop run by poet Josephine Carter.
Wrap up and take your notebook for a walk with writer and psychogeographer Sonia Overall. Experience exercises in noticing and capturing ideas on foot, followed by a writing session in the warm to consolidate your ideas. Dress for the weather and bring your preferred pocket writing materials with you.
A quickfire workshop for all aspiring writers of short fiction, covering initial ideas, crafting the short story and what to do with your stories when they are complete.
Journey off the beaten track with Ann Morgan, author of Reading the World, in this whistle-stop tour of translated texts rarely seen in English. Play with ideas of identity and truth, chase down assumptions and biases and test what embracing not knowing can teach us about ourselves and our world.