All these London writing workshops take place at Waterstones, Piccadilly. Tickets are on sale at £45 (cost includes a glass of wine on arrival). Unless otherwise stated, all classes will start at 18.30 and wrap up by 21.00. Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

These workshops act as a series of Festival of Writing 'taster' sessions, to allow writers to experience some of what we offer at the main event.

London Creative Writing Courses & Classes. 





Friday 23rd June: A Self-Editing Masterclass with Debi Alper and Andrew Wille


Location: Waterstones, 203 - 206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD. Time: 6.30-9.00
Price £45 (including drink on arrival).

Andrew Wille - Revising and Editing

Andrew is a book doctor and writing tutor. He was a senior editor at Little, Brown UK, acquiring and editing critically acclaimed and award-winning works of fiction and nonfiction, and also taught creative writing for Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. More info at www.wille.org.

This session will offer practical suggestions for revising your own work, and discuss effective ways of getting editorial feedback before you send your writing out into the world. It will be useful for writers submitting to agents or editors and also helpful for self-publishing authors.

Debi Alper - Prose Microscope: the right words in the right order

Debi is a published author and a highly respected editor and tutor. Together with Emma Darwin, she runs the phenomenally successful online Self-Edit your Novel course for Writers' Workshop.

This session will look at all aspects of prose style: voice, rhythm, point of view, when to show or tell, how to use dialogue to good effect and much more. Together, we will explore the ways to make your story lift from the page.

Industry Q&A: James Wills, Watson, Little Ltd, Ben Clark, LAW and Catherine Pellegrino, Marjacq.

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These workshops act as a series of Festival of Writing 'taster' sessions, to allow writers to experience some of what we offer at the main event. LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE.