LSE Literary Festival creative writing workshop
Date: Saturday 1 March 2014
Venue: Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Shelley Silas
A workshop for those who have always wanted to write and are waiting for that magic moment before they begin. Macs and PCs welcome, pen and paper will do too. Be prepared to write.
Shelley Silas (@shelleysilas) writes for radio, theatre and TV. Her radio plays include a co-adaptation of Paul Scott’s The Raj Quartet and the award-winning I am Emma Humphreys. She has written several short stories and compiled and edited the anthology, Twelve Days. She is a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the LSE for 2013-2014.
This workshop is part of a series of three taking place at the Festival, with Me, but not Me: using your life as a springboard for fiction with Jonathan Gibbs proceeding this workshop at 10am and Based on a True Story - with James Owen following at 12noon.
This event forms part of LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2014, taking place from Monday 24 February - Saturday 1 March 2014, with the theme 'Reflections'.
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The creative writing workshops are free to attend and open to all, but pre-registration is required for each session.
Update, Tuesday 18 February: All places for this session have now been filled and the waiting list has now closed.
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