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Workshops & Courses

Writing Workshops with Kathy Page

January 1, 2014
Presentation at Invisible Threads

  “Kathy is an interested and generous teacher. She can see people’s individual strengths and she can step you around obstacles in the creative process in a very skilled way. You leave one of her courses with a lot of confidence and a sense of direction in your own work.
” Short Fiction participant I enjoy […]

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WRITING LIVES: memoir, creative nonfiction, fiction – a weekend workshop with Vicky Grut and novelist Kathy Page

April 30, 2013
Writer Vicky Grut

  Vicky Grut has been a friend and colleague of mine for almost as long as I’ve been writing. We first met when I was living at Carlton Mansions in Brixton, and later lived next door to each other. She’s a wonderful teacher and writer , and even though we live thousands of miles apart […]

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Writing Workshops with Kathy Page in 2013

February 9, 2013
Moniack Mhor

I’m looking forward  very much to workshops in Scotland, Norwich and London all taking place in June 2013.  I’m delighted to be co-tutoring with Marilyn Bowering at Moniack Mhor, and with Vicky Grut in London.  3-8 June 2013:  Work in Progress, with Kathy Page and Marilyn Bowering, an Arvon residential course at Moniack Mhor, Scotland […]

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On the Write Track/Ticket to Write

May 16, 2012

This is an  eight session online course during which participants create a complete narrative (fiction or non-fiction)  that centres on a journey of some kind.  It was developed for a group of writers in the UK, and seems to be going very well, so  I think I’ll offer it again. Please use the enquiry form […]

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Writing Workshop with Kathy Page on Salt Spring Island, 8th & 9th October 2011

July 13, 2011

Storylines: a Workshop with Kathy Page How does an idea become a fully-fledged short story, novel or non-fiction narrative? We’ll experiment with new ways to find and develop story ideas, and then begin to create the story itself. This workshop is an opportunity to start fresh work,  to develop something you have had in mind […]

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Workout for the Novel (Online Writing Workshop)

March 16, 2010

  For those contemplating,  or already embroiled in, a novel, Workout for the Novel offers a series of exercises to help you think through and develop your idea, as well as an invaluable forum for feedback and discussion. Each week we focus on a particular aspect of the novel you are developing:  your main characters, […]

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Resources for Writers

March 14, 2010

Books on Writing The Art of Fiction, John Gardner:  “Whatever the genre may be, fiction does its work by creating a dream in the reader’s mind.” Steering the Craft, Ursula  K  Le Guinn:  pithy observations, examples  and great exercises. “The sound of language is where it all begins and what it all comes back to.” […]

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