Category Archives: Workshop dates

Unlocking creativity

It’s always there. We all have it, in bucketloads. Getting at it is not always easy, as the previous posts showed. I get too many ideas to handle, but when I try, or think about it, my imagination is shoved … Continue reading

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A Valentine to Brasov

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is hard to ignore. So use it. Use everything – the romance, the excitement, the dread, the loneliness, the togetherness or isolation… all those powerful feelings and how they make us behave. Fiction … Continue reading

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Booking glitches ironed out

Booking workshop dates should now be simple. There were lots of glitches on the workshop detail pages and the booking page – due to my being computer illiterate. Sorry… *hangs red-faced head in shame* You can see all the pages … Continue reading

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“I’m not creative…”

A woman I met in Escondido – a smart, clued-in, driven business woman – told me this, with conviction. Made me want to cry, seeing her belief, and the sadness behind it. She’s not alone – I’ve heard variations on … Continue reading

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Dates for February and March

Here are the confirmed dates for full-day workshops in February and March. [Click on any date for booking details.] February Saturday 16th February  in Brasov, Romania. March – UK Friday 1st in Bath (alongside the Bath Literary Festival) Tuesday 5th … Continue reading

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Make 2013 the Year of Your Novel

This is it. This is your year. 2013 is the year you invest in your writing self and get that book written. Have you been messing about, tinkering with ideas, going on self-publishing courses, gazing out of the window as … Continue reading

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November and January workshops

Back home after a fantastic week in London, Oxford and Liverpool: refreshed, inspired, enthused and ready for the autumn. It’s fantastic to see how people respond to the workshop and astonish themselves with the instant discovery of their, rich and … Continue reading

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