Friday, 14 April 2017

Anna Turner Creative Writing workshops

I received an email from Anna Turner (aka Chilvers) about her upcoming Creative Writing workshops that she will be running in Halifax and Hebden Bridge and thought this information might be of interest to my followers:

Life Writing  -  Tuesdays 10am–12noon, Halifax

For anyone who would like to use their life experiences to inspire writing. The course will cover different types of writing including memoir, diaries, journals, biography and autobiography, and poetry.

7 weeks, starts 25/4/17, £48.30, phone 01422 392820


Short Story Workshop – Tuesdays 2pm–4pm, Halifax

A five week course looking at editing skills, finishing stories and polishing your work, and getting it ready to send out for possible publication. Will include an overview of some of the techniques of short story writing. Suitable for those who have done some writing already.

5 weeks, starts 25/4/17, £34.50, phone 01422 392820


Walking Words – Wednesdays 7pm-9pm, Hebden Bridge

A walking and writing course. Each weel we will go for a walk in the Hebden Bridge area, then use the experience as inspiration for writing together.

The walks will be 1-2 miles and will involve hills, steps and stiles.

7 weeks, starts 26/4/17, £48 (FREE to those on certain benefits)

phone 0113 245 3304 (course code C3670599)


Creative Writing – Thursdays 10am–12noon Hebden Bridge

A relaxed exploration of creative writing, including writing practice. The class will be about encouragement and sharing, and you will be invited to bring along your own work for feedback.

10 weeks, starts 27/4/17,  £66 (FREE to those on certain benefits)

 phone 0113 245 3304 (course code C3670598)


I will also be running three Walking Words Day Schools, which will involve a longer walk of 4-5 miles in the morning, and a workshop in the afternoon in which we will look at some literature inspired by landscape and also do some writing.

Saturday 3 June – Walking Words – The Moors (course code C3670746)

Saturday 1 July - Walking Words – Woods and Rivers (course code C3670747)

Saturday 22 July - Walking Words – The Valley (course code C3670748)

£25 for each Day School, (FREE to those on certain benefits)

phone 0113 245 3304

My second novel, Tainted Love, came out last year. I am working on another at the moment, and also hoping to begin a PhD in writing and walking this autumn. I have a website where you can find out more about what I've been doing - 


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