Alice Jolly says "Freewriting is a vital tool for total beginners but is equally useful for more experienced writers. Anyone can do it, anywhere. It cures writer’s block and perennial procrastination. It silences even the most vicious inner critic. Just keep freewriting for a few months and you may find you’ve written a novel. Come along and learn how to do it."
She will be holding a four piece workshop where she will take you through the steps of becoming a novelist, playwright or a screenplay writer! The four workshops will be Free Writing - 11:30-12:30 - Workshop tent 3 and Structure - 13:00-14:00 - Workshop tent 3 on Saturday. Making a Scene - 11:30-12:30 - Workshop tent 2 and Re-writing - 13:00-14:00 - Workshop tent 2 on Sunday!
Scenes are the building blocks of every short story, novel, play and film. But what actually is a scene? This workshop helps you to identify your scenes, break them down and rebuild them so that they shine. Writers at every level can benefit from these practical scene building exercises and will leave with inspiration, confidence and ideas to develop at home.
Alice Jolly is a novelist and playwright. She has won the Pen Ackerley Prize for memoir and also the V.S.Pritchett Prize awarded by the Royal Society of Literature. She teaches creative writing on the Mst at Oxford University and her fourth novel ‘Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile’ was published by Unbound in June 2018.