11 October: Mani Lit Fest: Free Creative Writing Workshops, Patriko, Stoupa
There are limited places on these free workshops, so please get in touch to enrol for them. Beginners and experienced writers welcome. Bring a notebook and pen, and an open mind. To enrol on any of these workshops, email email@example.com. For full programme details click Mani Lit Fest details.pdf. To tie in with the first Mani Lit Fest, which includes Creative Writing workshops, we are inviting entries to a Short Story Competition. The competition is free to enter and open to all (including all participants in Mani Lit Fest, with the exception of any organisers directly involved in running the competition). Send your entry as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date of 30th November 2018.
Morning workshops run from 11 until about 1 pm. Choose one of
-What If? Generating story with Alizon Robertson.
-Using photographs as a starting point to create characters and stories.
-Secrets: Show and Tell in Short Fiction with Sarah Bower.
-Exploring withholding in the short story - emphasising what isn't said rather than what is and focusing on very short pieces of under 1000 words.
Afternoon workshops run from 2 until about 4 pm. Choose one of
-Plotting your story or novel with Stephanie Rouse and Heather Worsley
-Stephanie and Heather will introduce you to the Three Act Structure, and other approaches to structure.
-Poetry Writing with Neil Fawcett
Later In The Day
5 pm Carol McGrath will talk about her latest novel, The Woman in the Shadows
6 pm Sarah Bower will share a new short story specially written for Mani Lit Fest 6.30 pm Mani Memoir Group 7.30 pm Write Club Stoupa 8.15 pm Author’s Panel chaired by Stephanie Rouse 9.15 pm Poetry Performance by Neil Fawcett
All timings are approximate and the programme is liable to change.