About the Summer of Writing: Every summer, in July and August, I run five one-day workshops to inspire and develop your writing. It's the perfect time of year for writing in parks, gardens, pub gardens, and meadows - treat yourself and make it fun. If you can, I suggest you block off a full weekend for each workshop, so you can use the Sunday to write. If you can book a week or two off work, just for writing, all the better!
These full-day writing workshops are filled with creative, practical exercises. Each workshop can stand alone; I also make sure the five workshops together create a natural flow-through. All the workshops are multi-level – suitable for both beginners and experienced writers – and for most of the workshops you have the option to create new ideas or to develop a work in progress.
How we choose the workshops: I say "we" because it's collaborative - you can put forward ideas and requests, and you vote for which workshops from the long list run. From now until February, you can add your ideas to the wish-list. In February, I'll collect your requests together with my own ideas and previous workshops, as a long list, so people can vote for which ones run. Around April, I choose the 5 workshops with the most votes, and you can start booking for the ones you want.
Add to the wish-list: I'd love to know what's on your workshop wish-list. Tell me what writing workshop you're longing to go on, if only it existed, and I'll see if I can make it for you! You can also use this form just to add your details if you want updates of workshops and other courses.
Summer Saturdays, 10am – 4pm
Upper Wolvercote (North Oxford). There's free parking, a great bus route (#6), and beautiful canal-side walking routes.
The workshops start at £60 each; the more you book, the less you pay per workshop.
1 workshop £60 each
2 workshops £55 each
3+ workshops £50 each
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