Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 26

Stories from Photographs

Stories from Photographs   You need to ask everyone in advance to bring a photograph of themselves as we are going to write stories from photographs. (You might hint that if it is not TOO obvious where it is taken and when, then it might make the writing task more interesting.) It can be at …

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Mar 16

Carnival in Lanzarote

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Carnival in Lanzarote   Carnival in Lanzarote is the most spectacular event of the year. In fact it is not a single event but a fantastic period that really starts months before when the groups begin designing their costumes, choreographing the routines of the walking floats, fund raising, choosing the music, writing the songs, co-operating …

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Mar 14

What we did at the Writing Workshop on Monday

What we did at the Writing Workshop on Monday 10 March 2014 The Clock House Tavern, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote I really enjoyed what we did at the writing workshop on Monday. Everyone worked very hard and produced some excellent ideas and stories Itinerary !0. 45 – 11.00 Assemble for coffee and a prompt start at …

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Mar 11

Book Review: A Venetian Moon

                                             Book Review: A Venetian Moon by Bill Rogers Bill’s novels just keep getting better and I thoroughly enjoyed this latest DCI Tom Caton story, A Venetian Moon, which begins in Venice where Tom …

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Mar 05

Creative Writing Workshop Monday 10 March 2014

Creative Writing Workshop Monday 10 March 2014 Writing Short Stories, Revising and Editing, Analyzing the market, Writing for money Venue: Clock House Tavern, Costa Teguise, Lanzarote. Time 11.00 – 16.00 Cost 20€ – including Coffee on arrival (available from 10.45 ) and a light buffet lunch. (The bar will be open if participants wish to purchase extra drinks) …

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Mar 02

Using Old Stories to Create New

Using Old Stories to Create New    PART 1 To focus on POV it can be useful, and fun, to try using old stories to create new. (You need a set of cards with the titles of well known stories and some simple opening lines. There are some suggestions at the end for use in …

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