CNF

Writing the Wild: Creative and Narrative Non-fiction That Bites

Come and join a five week workshop to help you write the most evocative Creative Non-Fiction of your life. Using a unique structure the five week/ten hour synchronous programme covers five crucial aspects of writing compelling, satisfying and interesting creative and narrative non-fiction:

Week 1. Finding your voice, finding your story:

How to get started on a new piece of writing

Week 2. Writing from the gut:

How to get that initial draft down on the page

Week 3. Writing from the head:

How to uncover the ‘story’ you really want to tell

Week 4. Writing from the heart:

How to edit and revise so that your prose goes deeper still, and takes the reader with you

Week 5. Nailing the openings and endings, and finding a title that sings:

How to draft a compelling opening, land those last few lines, and find a title that does plenty of the heavy lifting!

Whether you’re writing memoir, life-writing, nature, travel, ekphrastic or historical prose this workshop will provide space to explore, develop and deepen your non-fiction writing. With supportive opportunities to share and get feedback on work-in-progress, these are affordable and accessible sessions from an award winning writer and facilitator, of thirty years experience.

Will I have a chance to share my work?

There will be regular chances throughout the five weeks to share work-in-progress and receive constructive and supportive feedback in the group. (Guidance on how to give and receive feedback will be sent before the five weeks begins.)

Dates

Sunday July 24: 11 AM – 1 PM EDT / 4 – 6 PM BST
Sunday July 31: 11 AM – 1 PM EDT / 4 – 6 PM BST
Sunday August 7: 11 AM – 1 PM EDT / 4 – 6 PM BST
Sunday August 14: 11 AM – 1 PM EDT / 4 – 6 PM BST
Sunday August 21: 11 AM – 1 PM EDT / 4 – 6 PM BST
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About Instructor

E. E. Rhodes is an archaeologist who lives slap bang in the middle of England. Her prose and poetry appears in a range of anthologies and journals and has won or placed in more than sixty competitions. She writes a column about rural issues for Spelt Magazine and is a reader for Twin Pies Literary. She’s been teaching adults for thirty years and has led creative writing workshops as part of several U.K. festivals.

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