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Saturday Afternoon: Patsy Collins; the Travelling Writer…

7th September 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Saturday 7th September 1:00 – 5:00 pm Effective Characterisation and Dialogue with Patsy Collins.

During the afternoon you’ll create characters and bring them to life through dialogue. There will be writing exercises, tips, encouragement and advice, plus the chance for feedback on words written on the day.

Booked in advance: NWC Members (Full) £5
Visitors & NWC Associate Members £10

On the day: NWC Members (Full) £10
Visitors & NWC Associate Members £20

You can book online now.

Please book in advance as we cannot guarantee places to be available on the day owing to room capacity.

Further details on public transport routes to the venue will be emailed to attendees nearer the date.

Any queries please contact us.

Author bio

Patsy Collins spends her time making things up and writing them down from her home in Lee-on-the-Solent or whilst travelling in a campervan. She is the author of five novels, sixteen themed collections of short stories, and half of From Story Idea to Reader – an accessible guide to writing fiction. Hundreds of her short stories have been published in women’s magazines such as My Weekly, The People’s Friend, Fiction Feast, Woman’s Weekly and The Weekly News in the UK as well as magazines in Ireland, Sweden, South Africa and Australia.

As well as presenting writing workshops and giving talks, Patsy runs two blogs for writers. Patsy-Collins.blogspot.co.uk regularly features free to enter writing competitions, and Womagwriter.blogspot.co.uk contains all the guidelines and information needed to submit fiction to woman’s magazines in the UK and abroad.

For more information about Patsy, visit patsycollins.uk


7th September 2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Nottingham Writers’ Club


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