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BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - WRITERS RETREAT: WRITING SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY WITH GARETH L. POWELL at Ashton Court Mansion Sun 21 October 2018 from 11.00 - 12.00

Award-winning author, Gareth L. Powell discusses the unique challenges of writing science fiction and fantasy. He will also answer your questions on the craft and business of writing genre.

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - WRITERS RETREAT: REFINE YOUR FIRST DRAFT WITH ALICE JOLLY at Ashton Court Mansion Sun 21 October 2018 from 12.20 - 13.20

So you have got a draft of your story but you know that it doesn’t quite work. How do you set about turning that rather ordinary first draft into something extra-ordinary? This workshop will teach you how to cut, polish, refine, focus and tighten your text so that the writing shines and the reader is gripped. Suitable for beginners and more experienced writers. Leave with an invaluable tool box of editing techniques.

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - WRITERS RETREAT: HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR WRITING ONLINE. at Ashton Court Mansion Sun 21 October 2018 from 14.15 - 15.15

Promote your writing more effectively online. In this workshop, digital marketing expert Tom Mason will showcase ways for writers to make the most of the internet to promote their work. During the session, attendees will discover how to write effective blog posts, learn how to network with agents and publishers online and explore ways to grow their online fanbase.

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - WRITERS RETREAT: TICKET FOR DAY WRITING RETREAT at Ashton Court Mansion Sun 21 October 2018 from 11.00 - 5.00

Join Bristol Festival of Literature for our first Writer’s Retreat; series of incredible workshops designed to help you write, polish and publicise your writing. Expect a full day of workshops from writers and publishers, along with plenty of opportunities to chat to fellow writers over coffee. Save £15 and buy a ticket for entry into: Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy; Refine your first draft; How to promote your writing online. Choose your publishing path

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - WRITERS RETREAT: CHOOSE YOUR PUBLISHING PATH at Ashton Court Mansion Sun 21 October 2018 from 3.30pm - 4.30

So, your book is ready to be published. But which publishing path is right for you? Hear from traditionally and self published authors, an agent and a publisher. Local journalist Michael MacMahon will be grilling them for top tips. There will be plenty of time to ask questions yourself.

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - WRITING TRAVEL FACT AND TRAVEL FICTION. at The Bristol Wing Mon 22 October 2018 from 6.30pm - 8.00

‘Everyone has been nearly everywhere’, wrote Jan Morris. This has provided a new challenge to the travel writer: how to find a new angle on a familiar destination? The answer lies with alternative travel writing. Two alternative travel writers discuss their very different work. They talk about what they’ve written, how they write, their influences and what they’ve learnt. The event finishes at 8pm.

BRISTOL WRITERS GROUP - DARK CONFESSIONS at Redcliffe Caves Tue 23 October 2018 from 07:00 pm

Bristol Writers Group read their 'Dark Confessions; unexpected tales of mystery and imagination. - bring own chair, sturdy footware and warm clothes.
Notes: Probably best NOT for under 14s.

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - SUSPENSION WITH NORTH BRISTOL WRITERS GROUP at Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre Thu 25 October 2018 from 18.30 - 20.00

A view from the bridge? We may not have Arthur Miller, but at North Bristol Writers we can certainly spin a yarn. You may recall our grisly sell out Graveyard Tales last year. Our theme this year is suspension and if you want to know what eclectic mix we have in store, you’ll have to come along to the Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre to find out. How’s that for keeping you in suspense?

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - HOW THE WEST WAS LOST. WITH THE BARD OF WINDMILL HILL at The Lansdown Pub Thu 25 October 2018 from 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm

The Bard of Windmill Hill offers a treatise for our troubled times encompassing tragedy, history and comedy; satire, philosophy and social comment; drama, theatricality and hilarity: a tour de force of epic dimensions. This show won an award for being the best spoken word show at Shaftesbury Festival, 2018. “The Bard of Windmill Hill turns the absurd, bewildering and frequently frustrating aspects of modern life into laughter fodder.” Cheltenham Poetry Festival
Standard: £8.00 - Concession: £6.00
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BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - PUBLISHING WORKSHOP at SilverWood Books Fri 26 October 2018 from 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

In this workshop you will learn how to write a book for your business, from coming up with an idea to structuring your book correctly, and then preparing it for publication. You will also learn how to write engagingly for your reader and drive customers to your business. You will plan a full writing schedule that will get your book written in as little as four months, and receive expert advice about publishing your book to a highly professional standard.
Notes: Venue: SilverWood Books, 14 Small Street, BS1 1DE

BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - FINDING THE POSITIVE: DYSTOPIAS AND UTOPIAS IN A CHANGING CLIMATE at YOUTH HOSTEL Sun 28 October 2018 from 2.00 pm til 5.00 pm

How can we tell climate stories that inspire and move our readers? Are utopian or dystopian narratives most useful? In this workshop, members of Bristol Climate Writers will read their own stories, poems and novel extracts, and participants will experiment with various forms of climate writing.
Regular: £8.00 - Concession: £6.00
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BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - CROWDFUNDING: A MASTERCLASS at The Arnolfini Sun 28 October 2018 from 11.00 am - 12.45

Crowdfunding is changing the shape of the publishing industry, shifting the balance of power from publisher to reader, but what’s it like to crowdfund a novel? And what’s it like to read one? Seven authors – all published by Unbound – share their experiences and their books. Expect anecdotes, readings, dramatised excerpts and a lively Q&A.
Regular: £8.00 - Concession: £6.00
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