April 20, 2015 by hgwellscompetition
Saturday 2 May 2015: Workshop led by author Stewart Ross.
TITLE: CLASSY WRITING – SOME TIPS
Prizewinning author and Creative Writing tutor Stewart Ross is offering this free workshop and Q&A session for all – especially those planning to enter our HG Wells Short Story Competition this year.
With over 270 published titles to his credit, Stewart is now one of Britain’s most popular and versatile authors. His output includes prize-winning books for younger readers, novels, plays, three librettos, a musical, and many widely acclaimed works on history and sport. Several of his books are illustrated with his own photographs. When not writing, he lectures in France and the UK, gives talks, runs workshops and visits schools. He is also an occasional journalist and broadcaster.
Saturday 16 May 2015: Workshop led by author Danny Rhodes
TITLE: WRITING SHORT SPECULATIVE FICTION
Author and Creative Writing tutor Danny Rhodes will focus on generating ideas and developing them into fully fledged stories perfect for Horror/Dark Fantasy and Science Fiction markets.
Venue: The Beaney, Canterbury
Date: Saturday 16 May 2015
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Free to attend, r.s.v.p. firstname.lastname@example.org
After a number of his short stories appeared in magazines on both sides of the Atlantic Danny’s debut novel, Asboville, was published in October 2006. Well received by critics it was selected as a Waterstones Booksellers Paperback of the Year. His second novel, Soldier Boy, was published in February 2009. Fan (April 2014) is his latest novel. A semi-autobiographical tale, it tells the story of John Finch, a witness of the Hillsborough disaster. Danny continues to publish short stories in a variety of genres, most recently in Black Static, Horror Library, Crimewave and The Fiction Desk. A new story will appear in a future issue of Cemetery Dance, the world’s leading Horror magazine.