Events

Grief Meets

12 October 2020 - 23 November 2020
Online

If the event is fully booked and you would like to join a waiting list please email hello@newwritingsouth.com
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Short Course: Writing Memoir – with Katy Massey

4 November 2020 - 9 December 2020

This course will explore the liberties and limitations of writing about lived experience. We will think about how to shape personal stories and how to apply the craft of writing through characterisation, pacing, structure and tension to create compelling pieces of work. We will also consider research methods, ethical guidelines and the social contexts of our writing.
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Creating Weird and Wonderful Worlds Online Workshop – with Rosie Garland

21 November 2020

Rosie Garland’s fiction is about people who won’t (or can’t) squeeze into the one-size-fits-all templates on offer and the friction that occurs when they try. In this workshop, Rosie uses a variety of exercises and strategies to explore the intersection between queerness and weird fiction, and how it can take your own writing into fresh and exciting directions. In the words of Emily Dickinson, ‘tell the truth but tell it slant’. 
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Screenwriting Online Workshop – with Alkin Emirali

27 November 2020

It’s the limitations of the form of screenwriting that pushes the screenwriter to ever greater levels of creativity. Whether you seek to write for screen or not, learning about the craft of screenwriting will undoubtedly provide a useful perspective on whatever writing practice you pursue. 
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