Kickstart Your Writing with
Anita Belli

New Year is a great time to kickstart your ideas and commit to writing. In a series of three friendly and inspiring workshops, join like-minded folk to explore your writing practice, create new ideas and work on that project you've been meaning to get to for a while...

In a series of three workshops running from January-March you will explore character, place, and the art of storytelling, with Anita Belli. This will help you to create fascinating and original fiction, grown from small seeds and nurtured by the unexpected. Whether you write fiction, non-fiction or simply write stories about your own life, these workshops will add vitality to your voice and challenge your imagination.

In friendly group writing sessions, Anita will guide you through a series of exercises to get your imagination flowing and bring your fiction alive. You will have a chance to share your work and receive feedback, and you will be encouraged to keep writing because, although motivation gets you started, developing a writing habit keeps you going!

The workshops will run on the following dates:

Saturday 13 January
Saturday 10 February
Saturday 17 March

All workshops will run from 10am-1pm.

Bursaries

Spread the Word is offering two bursary places on a first-come, first served basis to writers who are unable to meet the course cost. Those likely to be considered include writers who: have low household income, have experienced a lack of academic and/or vocational training opportunities, are or have been a carer, have experienced homelessness, are a single parent and/or have a disability.

To apply for this please email Aliya at aliya@spreadtheword.org.uk explaining why you are are eligible for a bursary. If offered one, you must be able to attend all three sessions.

About Spread the Word’s discounted rates
London Writers Network members receive a 10% discount on Spread the Word’s paid programme of activities, and access to two free specially programmed London Writers Network events a year. You can find out more about the London Writers Network scheme here. If you are a London Writers Network member please login to receive your discount.

To see if you are eligible for a concessionary rate, please take a look at our concessions policy.

Anita Belli


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Anita Belli is a compulsive writer and creative tutor, writing novels about women, love, war and art:
‘The Art Forger’s Daughter’ is available on Amazon and Kindle whilst ‘The Traveller and The Rose,’ set in the Spanish Civil War, will be published by Endeavour Press this summer. Anita delivers Creative Writing Programmes, Kickstarts, Write Your Life and school workshops with writers from age 5 to 85 across diverse communities and abilities.


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