I enjoyed collaborating with the hugely talented Rachel Makena and Alex Thompson on the video that accompanies the FREE writing competition from Hammond House which is receiving entries from around the world #popmusic #coronavirus #lockdown #stayingin #socialdistancing #writingcompetition #shortstories
Writers from around the world come together to celebrate thier craft and recieve thier awards for witing compeitions , including the 2o19 International Literary Peize for short story screenplay and poetry. see it HERE #poetry #shortstories #writingcompetitions #screenplay
In April 2017 I was privileged to be invited by Sonia and David Elton to be Writer in Residence at the Walled Garden Baumber and run a series of creative writing workshops in this inspirational setting. I enjoyed a balmy summer working with creative and talented people, many of whom were new to creative writing, and I am delighted to be able to showcase some of the work they produced in this anthology. #amwriting #Writingcourses #tedstanley #shortstories #books
A new session of these popular workshops starts on Thursday 3rd August 2017 MORE DETAILS I'm really enjoying Ted Stanley’s Creative Writing Course. It’s challenging, stimulating, interesting, and good fun.' ‘The tips for generating story ideas are brilliant.' 'The two-hour session flies by. Can't believe four of the six classes have gone already. I hope more are planned in the pipeline?’ 'Can we write it? Yes, we can. Inspiring, helpful, extremely intensive ( Phew!) course.
Despite the miserable weather, the Walled Garden looked beautiful today, the plants and trees refreshed by the recent rain. As we snuggled down in Sonia's woolly blankets with a hot cuppa from the cafe, the creative juices soon started to flow. Today we looked at the structure of stories including the three-act structure. We considered the elements that should be included in Act 1 and worked on the openings of the stories we had chosen from last week's exercise in generating