Micro-review: Does the Writing Workshop Still Work?

Does the Writing Workshop Still Work? Edited by Dianne Donnelly (Multilingual Matters, 2010) ISBN 9781847692689 Part of a series of books on the analysis of creative writing, Does the Writing Workshop Still Work? is a variably interesting collection of essays surrounding the question posed by the title. It’s unfortunate that the foreword is technical and abstruse …

Free Workshop – Helen Lowe: Writing Fantastic Fiction

News just in of a very interesting sounding workshop for all of us who yearn to write that fantasy or science fiction novel: Award-winning author, Helen Lowe, runs a workshop on “Writing Fantastic Fiction”, focusing on Fantasy and Sci-Fi. The session includes discussions and exercises on the essential elements of 'fantastic world building', structure and …