Tagged: “short stories”

Short Course: Writing Short Stories

Tuesdays, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, on 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 October 2019 Birmingham & Midland Institute A five-week short course on writing short stories, whilst drawing inspiration and learning from past masters. The short story is a unique literary form, and one well-suited to current times. If you have ever considered writing short fiction, […]

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Short Course: Starting to Write (Prose & Scripts)

Wednesdays, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, on 11, 18 & 25 September, and 2 & 9 October 2019 Birmingham & Midland Institute A five-week short course on both the creative and the practical aspects of writing novels, short stories and scripts. You’ll create characters, plan plots and discuss dialogue as you write from scratch or develop work […]

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New Midlands writers Emma Purshouse & Lynne Voyce chosen for Common People anthology

Seventeen emerging working-class writers from around the country have now been selected for inclusion alongside well-known authors in the crowdfunded anthology helping new voices be heard. In her recent BBC Radio Four documentary, novelist Kit de Waal asked an important question: ‘Where are all the working-class writers?’  The answer is right here. Inspired by a […]

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Writers: test out your writing-in-progress at Short & Sweet

The Birmingham Literature Festival is coming up in October, which Writing West Midlands programmes and produces. As you’d expect, there are lots of events for writers, including writing workshops and special author events aimed at writers. There are also some opportunities for you to perform your work. One of the main things you can get […]

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