Story Factory at Shambellie: Writer’s block, multi-writing and generating new ideas, July 2019

Do you suffer from writer's block? Need some help coming up with new ideas? And what on earth is multi-writing?! Participants at our sell-out workshop were about to find out ... It had been a sunny week to say the least, with the year's hottest temperatures so far recorded only a couple of days earlier. … Continue reading Story Factory at Shambellie: Writer’s block, multi-writing and generating new ideas, July 2019

How to Write a Short Story in One Day: Short Story Factory at Shambellie House, June 2019

Could you write a short story in one day? Participants at our sell-out writing workshop were ready to give it a go! Read on to find out how they got on ... After a week of mixed weather, Saturday 1st June dawned bright and calm, ready for the first ever Short Story Factory workshop. Shambellie … Continue reading How to Write a Short Story in One Day: Short Story Factory at Shambellie House, June 2019

How to Write a Short Story: 5 top tips from published writers

Want to write a short story but not sure where to start? What is the best way to find inspiration? And are there any short cuts? In this special blog post, published and established writers share their top tips for writing a short story. Read on for their five top tips! You know the feeling. … Continue reading How to Write a Short Story: 5 top tips from published writers

One to One: How to get the most out of a discussion about your writing

If you've ever daydreamed about attending a creative writing retreat (or if you've been lucky enough to go on one!), you'll be familiar with the term "one-to-one tutorial". These are usually with an experienced writer/tutor, and can be a fantastic opportunity to advance your writing. But let's face it: for those of us who don't … Continue reading One to One: How to get the most out of a discussion about your writing