Still got that secret novel you’ve always wanted to write stuffed away in a notebook? Then consider being inspired to actually get it started (if not completed) at a week- long Writer’s Summer School in Swanwick, Derbyshire. This has been going for over 60 years now so clearly provides the right environment for everyone who has the urge to write, whatever genre that might be. The week is made up of workshops, presentations, talks by well-known authors plus one-to-one sessions with a tutor if you prefer.
Interested in crime writing? You can meet published and aspiring authors, chat about fascinating ways to dispose of a corpse during breakfast, and hear about real detective work from police officers themselves. Love poetry? Join the sessions with other poets, working on new themes in a supportive group setting. If you yearn to write books for children, experts are here to help you identify the best way to structure and illustrate a book that children, and a publisher of course, will love. Read the rest of this entry »
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