Author Visits

Jane Seabourne Poetry Workshop

Jane Seabourne gave us an excellent poetry workshop today, proving that even those of us who are not natural poets, can still produce something magical and … poetical.

Jane encouraging us to get drawing ... yes, drawing!

Jane encouraging us to get drawing … yes, drawing!

 

Wrekin Writers creating poetry

Wrekin Writers creating poetry

 

2015 Wrekin Writer Workshops with Nick Fletcher and Catherine Cooper

This year, as part of the Wellington Literary Festival, we had two fabulous workshop facilitators: Nick Fletcher and Catherine Cooper.

Nick gave us an insight into the world of freelance journalism and writing for magazines, sharing with us his tips and advice, drawing upon his many years experience working for the national newspapers and also selling to magazines across the UK.

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By the end of the workshop, everyone was fired up with lots of ideas. Editors, I hope you’re inboxes are ready for our pitches!

Then, in the afternoon, Catherine Cooper arrived, with friends, to demystify the world of writing for children …

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She had us busy creating characters, delving into treasure chests and picking out a mysterious object to inspire our character and take them on a magical journey. Writing for children means releasing your inner child!

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Many thanks to both of our guest speakers for two fab workshops!

 

 

2009 – October Workshop with Nick Fletcher

Our 2009 October Workshops were facilitated by local writer, Nick Fletcher, who’s written over 30,000 articles and several books.

A packed Wellington Town Council Chamber, as we listen to Nick.

A packed Wellington Town Council Chamber, as we listen to Nick.

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2008 – Authors Judith Allnatt and Sue Moorcroft Visit

In May 2008, we were fortunate to be visited by two authors, Judith Allnat and Sue Moorcroft, who read from their new novels and answered questions on the writing process.

Judith, Keith Large and Sue

Judith, Keith Large and Sue

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