Tag: Publishing

Feb 01


NORMAN WARWICK – a jobbing writer   Only two months after arriving from Rochdale in the UK, in November 2015 to take up retirement on the island, writer and radio broadcaster Norman Warwick attended his first Lanzarote Creative Writing Group meeting. This was on a day when the group was having one of its occasional …

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Nov 28

Critiques and Reviews

Critiques and reviews Two sessions: Week 1 NB: Ask readers in advance to read : Writing Reviews Ask members to write down a short list of what they think they should look for/comment on, if asked to write a critique of a short story that would be useful to the writer. Share and discuss ideas …

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Nov 07

Marketing your Book. Part 2: Using facebook

Marketing your Book. Part 2: Using facebook Advertising works as evidenced by the millions spent on doing it by large successful companies, so marketing your book is vital. As every successful writer knows, the day when you dot the last ‘i’ and cross the last ‘t’ is not ‘The End’ especially in these days of …

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Nov 04

Marketing your Book Part 1. Getting it on the Shelves

Marketing your Book Part 1: Getting it on the Shelves Although we now have the ability to reach so many people so quickly through Social media, there is still a real place for footslogging when it comes to marketing your book. Traditionally, book shops are places where people have always been able to browse, handle …

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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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Dec 03

Amanda Green, writer, survivor, campaigner…

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Amanda Green, writer, survivor, campaigner…   Visiting author, Amanda Green, writer, survivor , campaigner on several fronts, shares with us the amazing background to her first book, ‘My Alien Self-My Journey Back To Me’ and a brief description of  the sequel, ’39’. in which she has written about the goals that she set for herself, …

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Aug 17

In Your Own Words

In Your Own Words (For a group you will need the correct number of copies of the speeches which are reproduced below * to*) Take one of the Shakespeare speeches, Polonius’ speech to his son Laertes as he is about to leave to live in Paris, from ‘Hamlet’. or ‘All the world’s a stage…’ a …

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Aug 12

From Writer to Author in Easy Steps.

We are very excited to introduce the first of a series of guest blog posts by successful crime author Bill Rogers who is also featured on this website as a visitor and friend of our writing group. Bill has promised, in his own words to ” …….take folks from first steps right through to self-publication, or sending off …

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