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Writers Write until 2010


2009-10-01

The best course for anyone who wants to write a book, or improve their writing skills, is Writers Write. It will teach you to write the best you can. It's creative, inspiring and educational. You will be motivated and confident after you have completed the programme.

 

Please see dates below.

October

10: Writers Write In Cape Town & Johannesburg (4 Saturday Mornings)

12 – 15: Writers Write in Cape Town (4 Weekday Mornings)

26 – 29: Writers Write in Johannesburg (4 Weekday Mornings)

19 – 22 Writers Write in DURBAN (4 Weekday Mornings)

November

7: Writers Write in Cape Town & Johannesburg (4 Saturday Mornings)

2 – 5: Writers Write in Cape Town

30 – 3: Writers Write in Johannesburg (4 Weekday Mornings)

December

7 – 10: Writers Write in JHB (4 Weekday Mornings)

14 – 17: Writers Write in Cape Town (4 Weekday Mornings)

Congratulations to these seven writers

• Pauline Vijverberg, who has signed an international two-book deal. Her first novel, A Teaspoon of Tears, will be released in January 2010. Pauline is represented in Europe by Sebes en van Sebes.
• Jill Jacques, Living in the now (Oshun)
• Maggie Fikkert, Jade and the Serpent’s Circle (Iziza)
• Tracy Going, African Animals – Rhymes and Recipes (Penguin)
• Angela Makholwa, her second book, Thirtieth Candle (Pan Macmillan)
• Gail Schimmel, her novel, Marriage Vows (Kwela)
• Sandy Goulding, her novel, Grief’s Bounty (Women’s Words)

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Fees: R 6 000, 00 (ex VAT) R5 400, 00 – early bird discount

RSVP: info@writerswrite.co.za

Where: 10 Bompas Road, Dunkeld West, Sandton, Johannesburg

             St-Anne’s Guest House, 26 High Road, Berea, Durban

             The Ambassador Hotel, 34 Victoria Street, Bantry Bay, Cape Town

The Writers Write Course Includes lectures and modules on:

1.   Story Ideas & Plotting

2.   Viewpoint & Genre

3.   Setting & Description

4.   Scenes/Beginnings, Middles and Ends

5.   Dialogue

6.   Characters

7.   Pacing/Rewriting & Research

8.   Manuscript Preparation & Advice on Publishing

Exercises are done in class and homework is given for all of the modules.

It is best if you complete the homework during the course but we will mark it at a later stage if you don’t have the time.