(Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coleridge Community College
Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ
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Brief Description: Flash fiction is a short, short story. Can you learn to write fiction in a flash? This workshop will get you started. Once you have an appreciation of the
Flash fiction is a short, short story. Can you learn to write fiction in a flash? This workshop will get you started. Once you have an appreciation of the skills and craft that go into storytelling, you can begin to write coffee-time tales that take little time to read but are perfectly formed – short, but not necessarily sweet!
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:
• Identify the requirements of storytelling
• Explore the freedoms and limitations of flash fiction
• Identify sources of inspiration and ideas
• Produce flash fiction outlines
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
For the first session you will need to bring:
Pen/pencil and paper.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
Writing Short Stories
Writing Short Stories: The Sequel
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
Ruth WadeI have been a full-time writer for 20 years. For ten of those I have been teaching the skills and craft of creative writing. I am also an accredited creativity coach. As a novelist, I specialise in historical fiction and writes under both my own name and that of BK Duncan. I was a finalist in The People’s Book Prize 2016 and was shortlisted for the Beryl Bainbridge First Time Author Award.