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Writing your way forward in 2018

Writing groups/workshops with Dawn

I started January, 2018, with a nifty bit of editing work. It was good to be able to help someone unlock a few more ideas about their work to make good even better! Please pre-book for any of the following sessions:



Who am I? A commissioned and published author, ex-freelance magazine feature writer, editor, energetic and prolific hyperlocal publisher of this website, blogger and qualified teacher. Various degrees including a First in Literature.


Available in January at Lynne Holehouse’s Wharf Studio:

Writing Group – new class (Tuesdays, 10-12 noon) – £10 per session. Starts January 9th. Struggling getting started? Getting stuck midway? Strategies to move you forward. Plenty of practice. Requirements: notebook and pen. Max 8 people.

Writing Group – intermediate class (Wednesdays, 10-12) for members of the 2017 writing group. Starts January 1oth. Time to ramp it up a little.

Coming next: Monday 8th – January 10-12 drop-in for anyone wanting to write articles for Bude & Beyond (learn how – free). Requirements: laptop or tablet.


Thursday 11th – Hindered by hashtags? Bothered by blogs?  Social Media workshop. Facebook pages, Twitter, Instagram, WordPress/Blogger blogging (depending on requirements). 9 am – 12 noon. £20.  Group of max 4. Requirements: laptop or tablet.

Monday 15th – Improve Your Written English – 10 – 12 noon. Don’t know a colon from a comma? It’s not that tough. Learn how to write clearly, without embarrassment. £10 per session. Max 6. 52b13-img_2585

Thursday 18th – Flash Fiction Workshop 10 am -12 noon £10 (max 6).  A one-off workshop to get you started. Ideal for new writers.

Thursday 25th – Cutting Down and Sharpening Up (editing your existing work) 10am-12 noon £10 (max 6). Must be already writing.

Dawn’s website is here.

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