Salted Writes - The Four Week Course - Spring

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Salted Writes - The Four Week Course - Spring
Industry led - Fiction & Life Writing - In-person

A course for those who want to commit to their writing. 
Want to level up your writing and create a lasting writing practice? Whether you’re working on fiction or life writing, this course is designed to give you the space, tuition and accountability to develop your craft and create a body of work. 

This is a four week course, meeting every Tuesday evening, held by acclaimed novelist and tutor Michael Donkor who will take you through the foundations of craft, from plot to voice, from character to style. 

As well as craft lessons with handouts and references, each week there will be peer to peer work-shopping, with each student having the chance to have their work read and reviewed by their classmates.  

When?
Week 1 - Apr 23
Week 2 - Apr 30
Week 3 - May 7
Week 4 - May 14

Time?
18:15 - 20:30

Where?
At Salted Books Lisbon.
Calçada Marquês Abrantes 96, 1200-720

How much?
€300
1 fully funded place available for a writer who needs it. 

What do I get from it?
-Tutoring in literary craft and demystifying the publishing industry.
-Weekly in-person workshops and tutorials.
-A writing group to work alongside and spur each other on.
-The time and space to write each week.
-Teaching material to complement each tutorial.
-Readers of your work (the best tool in any writer's box)

Key Tutor
Novelist & Critic Michael Donkor  

Author of novel Hold, longlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize and shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize. Michael writes for the Guardian, the Telegraph, BBC, the TLS and the LARB. He was described by HarperCollins as a "powerful new British literary voice". The Observer selected him as a New Face of Fiction in January 2018. His second novel Grow Where They Fall will be published by Penguin in March 2024.

Michael is an experienced tutor, trained at UCL Institute of Education and now running some of the UK’s best residential writing retreats. Lisbon - we are lucky to have him! He is the shepherd to guide your writing out into the world.

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