Jackie Buxton

“Thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel I have learnt an incredible amount. I would definitely do another.”F. Wood, Nov '16, Fiction Writing.


“Jackie's teaching is inspirational and progressive.”C. J Walker, Nov '16, Short Story Writing.


My next Short Story Writing course (which includes a bucket load of feedback, mutual support, inspiration and technique), begins in January 2020. You'll bring one short story to each of the nine monthly full day sessions (with a break over the summer). A loose theme and specfic element of writing will be introduced during our tutorial in class and we'll use various writing prompts and exercises in technique to get you started - after that, the story is all yours to write at your leisure!


In a beautifully luxurious and spacious environment, over looking the river, our own chef will provide a hearty lunch as well as a constant flow of tea and coffee during the day. This is a great opportunity to get away from the desk, hang out with other enthusiastic writers, learn whilst writing and create a tidy collection of your own short stories.


Our final class, and Christmas celebration, includes a sumptuous Christmas lunch, an Open Mike session of your favourite stories from the course, and the presentation of your copy of the published anthology of the group's stories.


Class size is small: max six people, so please enquire

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In Brief:

Location: Wetherby, North Yorkshire

Course Duration: nine x one day inc lunch, monthly

Class Time: 10.00am  - 5.15pm

First Class: Tuesday 7 January 2020. Pre-booking required.

Cost: £80 per session


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