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#WriteMentor Writing Weekend in Leeds

I’m delighted to be leading one of the WriteMentor writing weekends. The details for the Leeds event are as follows. For booking, please click here:

8th and 9th February 2020

£200 for 2 full days (includes 1-2-1 for free)
£100 for 1 full day
£50 for single AM or PM session
£25 for 1-2-1 session (note: you must buy a session ticket to do this)

Workshop details:

SAT AM:Workshop One: Creating Character: Writers will develop character profiles using a wide range of photographic prompts and build a biography for them in this interactive workshop.

SAT PM:Workshop Two: Landscape and Memory: Writers will mine their own memories in a safe and supportive setting, using drawing and doodling techniques to map a place and then use sensory writing techniques to begin a short piece of writing.

SUN AM:Workshop Three: Story Structure: In this playful workshop, writers will discover how much they already know about structure and begin planning a story.

SUN PM:Workshop Four: Folktale and Myth Revisited: Writers will share their knowledge of favourite myths and folktales from around the world, and then mash them up in new genres and imaginings to create vivid new stories.

SUN PM:1-2-1s: Mark Illis


Inclusive of the following:

  • Room hire of spacious, executive style meeting room

  • LCD projector with screen, flip chart and wall mounted glass wipe-board

  • Complimentary, high-speed wireless internet

  • Freshly chilled still and sparkling water

  • Unlimited coffee, tea, infusion water, fresh fruit & pastries served in the breakout area

  • Pads, pencils and stationery supplies

  • Complimentary parking

  • Hot fork conference lunch with a salad bar and soup of the day