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I’m very pleased to get mentioned on the cover of the latest issue of The People’s Friend, especially under the phrase ‘The best fiction!’ in large letters!
Usually, when bragging about a publication, I’d mention something about my inspiration or the setting, but in this case that would totally give away the twist. All I’ll say is
Last Saturday I delivered a workshop, on characterisation and dialogue, to members of the Nottingham Writers’ Club – and a visitor. I hope they enjoyed it as much as I did. They were a lovely group of people who remained good natured despite me working them quite hard and being very strict with the time limits.
Two of the attendees hadn’t been writing much for a while, but I was pleased to see everyone scribbling away furiously during the exercises. I could feel the combined concentration!
The beginnings of several interesting sounding stories emerged. It’s amazing what people can produce in just a few minutes. Hopefully some of the notes made on the day will be expanded into longer pieces.
Here are some of us. (A couple of people had appointments to keep, and one was persuaded to wield the camera.)
The club’s Twitter account reported, “From the comments on our feedback forms Patsy received the equivalent of 5 stars for her workshop.” I’m so pleased people found it worthwhile.
Thanks to Carol Bevitt (far right) for arranging everything.
I’m presenting a writing workshop in Nottingham on 7th September.You can book tickets here.
My story Murder in Mind is in the current issue of The Weekly News. I also have a story, about