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WRITE BY THE BEACH – the Brighton Writing Conference is back in 2018

And tickets are selling faster than ever before… I am so proud to be associated with such an inspiring event.  It’s inspiring to meet and learn from so many great … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Complete Character Masterclass – special offer

BEACH HUT WRITING ACADEMY PRESENTS: Under their skin: the complete character masterclass  This intensive workshop with a thriller author and a senior psychologist helps you to create compelling, convincing characters, … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · 3 Comments

Tell us about your dream creative writing course…and win

Can you help? At the Beach Hut Writing Academy* in Brighton we have lots of ideas for courses in 2016 . Completing a VERY short survey will help us pick … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

REDEMPTION SONG BLOG TOUR: Idiotic Idioms: ‘Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach’

I’m proud to be part of Laura Wilkinson’s blog tour celebrating her latest novel REDEMPTION SONG.  Laura’s a bit of a renaissance woman: a writer of uputdownable stories, a gifted … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

Write by the Beach – a day of inspiration in Brighton

I am a founder member of The Beach Hut Writing Academy and, as regular readers may remember, we are holding our first conference on Saturday March 12. Write by the … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet the TV and Radio screenwriter who believes character creation is everything – a member of the Beach Hut Writing Academy

Sue Teddern: the basics Sue started work as a window dresser, but came to writing via secretarial work and magazine journalism. Her first scriptwriting credit was for The Archers and … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 2 Comments

Meet a bestselling novelist with a passion for teaching – a member of the Beach Hut Writing Academy

Araminta Hall – the basics. Araminta worked for 10 years as a journalist before studying for a MA in Creative Writing at the University of Sussex. Her first novel, Everything … Continue reading

January 6, 2016 · 6 Comments

Announcing the birth of something completely different in creative writing…

I’ve taught writing in art galleries and museums, draughty church halls and university lecture theatres. I’ve met some amazing people and I’m proud to say that I am still in … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 4 Comments