How to: the workshop on judging competitions

A C Clarke, who ran a ‘Be a competition judge for an afternoon’ workshop in August, explains how you too could run such a workshop. — While I cannot post the material I chose for the workshop without permission from the authors (it is permissible in a closed group for educational purposes) the format ofContinue reading “How to: the workshop on judging competitions”

Workshop: Be a competition judge for an afternoon!

Saturday September 14 2.30-4.30pm Multicultural Centre Rose Street Glasgow G3 6RE Be a competition judge for an afternoon! Experienced poetry competition judge A C Clarke (has judged Grey Hen, Segora, SAW, Autumn Voices, Ver poemcard, Tyne and Esk Writers, Perth Writers competitions) will give some pointers on what judges are looking for and give participantsContinue reading “Workshop: Be a competition judge for an afternoon!”

Olga Wojtas on short stories

The FWS Scriever Olga Wojtas has kindly made the notes she used for the May 3rd workshop in Dundee available to us. So here they are! Using Real Life As A Short Story Prompt Basing a short story on your own experience can be tricky, because you tend to be over-influenced by what actually happened.Continue reading “Olga Wojtas on short stories”

Comedy workshop – May 11th,Glasgow

When: Saturday 11 May 2.00pm to 4.00pm Where: Garnethill Multicultural Centre 21 Rose Street Glasgow G3 6RE Comedy workshop with Ian Macpherson who performed his one-man show, The Everlasting Book Launch at Edinburgh Festival@Assembly Rooms.The Book of Blaise is his most recent publication. ‘One of the most creative and intelligent comedians I’ve ever seen’ The Guardian. Wondering howContinue reading “Comedy workshop – May 11th,Glasgow”

FWS Writing Workshop: Dundee, with Olga Wojtas

FRIDAY 3 MAY 2019 FROM 2.00PM TO 4.00PM THE CENTRAL LIBRARY –WELLGATE SHOPPING CENTRE,DUNDEE Our Federation Scriever is going on a road trip to Dundee. Join Olga Wojtas for a practical workshop on short story writing. Starting off with a free-write, it will help you use your own experiences to get the creative process started. ToContinue reading “FWS Writing Workshop: Dundee, with Olga Wojtas”

Workshop – Submitting your work in a professional way.

1 June at 13:00 Larkfield Centre 39 Inglefield Street, Govanhill, Glasgow, G42 7AY   1st June 2015 – 1-3pm – A Federation of Writers (Scotland) Workshop offered by A C Clarke on Jumping the first hurdle: submitting your work in a professional way. Location : Larkfield Centre, 39 Inglefield Street, Govanhill, Glasgow, G42 7AY £1:50Continue reading “Workshop – Submitting your work in a professional way.”