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April 2018

An Explanation of Structure w/ Margaret Graham

The Stripe Theatre Winchester

Tue 10 April 2018, 19.30-21.30

The story of Cinderella will be put under the microscope, to single out her normal world, point of change et al.

To celebrate World Book Night, 23rd April, please bring a book to give to someone at the meeting. Then buy another donated by major publishers to benefit Words For The Wounded.

Ten Winchester Writers' Festival Writing Competitions

Mon 1 January 2018 - Wed 11 April 2018

Enter one or more of the ten writing competitions offered by the Winchester Writers' Festival:

Poetry
Flash Fiction
Writing Can Be Murder
Picture Book
Children's Funny Fiction
Short Stories
First Three Pages of a Novel
Skylark Soaring Stories for middle grade and YA readers
Memoir
Young Writers' Competitions for writers...

Enter one or more of the ten writing competitions offered by the Winchester Writers' Festival:

Poetry
Flash Fiction
Writing Can Be Murder
Picture Book
Children's Funny Fiction
Short Stories
First Three Pages of a Novel
Skylark Soaring Stories for middle grade and YA readers
Memoir
Young Writers' Competitions for writers in school years 1 - 11

Details on all competitions: www.writersfestival.co.uk/competitions

Some competitions offer constructive feedback for an additional fee.

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May 2018

Challenges and Rewards of Writing Bestsellers w/ Erica James and Katie Espiner

The Stripe Theatre Winchester

Tue 8 May 2018, 19.30-21.30

Bestselling author Erica James has published over 20 books with Orion over the last 20 years. Join Erica in conversation with Managing Director of Orion, Katie Espiner, as they talk about the challenges and rewards of writing and publishing bestsellers.

June 2018

Derby Book Festival

Derby

Fri 1 June 2018 - Sat 9 June 2018

Derby Book Festival is an annual Festival which was established in 2015 and is held every June over nine days.

Derby Book Festival celebrates the joy of books and reading for all ages and interests, with a programme featuring great writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians.

Each year we welcome internationally celebrated,...

Derby Book Festival is an annual Festival which was established in 2015 and is held every June over nine days.

Derby Book Festival celebrates the joy of books and reading for all ages and interests, with a programme featuring great writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians.

Each year we welcome internationally celebrated, best-selling authors as well as a broad range of local writing talent and include an exciting children, families and educational programme.

There’s something for everyone with topics ranging from cycling to cricket, railways to real ale and birding to board games!

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Publishing and Writing w/ Lisa Jewell

The Stripe Theatre Winchester

Tue 12 June 2018, 18.00-21.30

Lisa Jewell, bestselling author, including her latest novel Then She Was Gone, talks about publishing and writing.

Commences 6pm, strawberries, nibbles, wine bar, networking, and the Bookfair displaying books published by HWS authors.

Winchester Writers' Festival

University of Winchester Winchester

Fri 15 June 2018 - Sun 17 June 2018

Join us for the 38th annual Winchester Writers' Festival at the University of Winchester. The festival features over 70 best-selling authors, commissioning editors and literary agents offering day-long workshops, talks and one-to-one appointments to help writers harness their creative ideas, turn them into marketable work and pitch to publishing professionals. 2018 Keynote Speaker: best-selling...

Join us for the 38th annual Winchester Writers' Festival at the University of Winchester. The festival features over 70 best-selling authors, commissioning editors and literary agents offering day-long workshops, talks and one-to-one appointments to help writers harness their creative ideas, turn them into marketable work and pitch to publishing professionals. 2018 Keynote Speaker: best-selling novelist Patrick Gale.

The full programme will be announced and booking will open in mid-late February on our website: www.writersfestival.co.uk

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