To uncover and develop your story idea
To define the narrative voice your story will take
To identify the genre that your story sits within (or outside of) and to develop the characters who will drive your story forward
You’ll also gain insights into plot and structure and the traits that contribute to them
You’ll refine your use of dialogue in storytelling to further drive your story plot
This course will serve as a beacon for you as a writer, providing creative direction and structural guidance. Together, we'll develop your idea in the form of a short story.
"Xeni has been a great help and inspiration to get a short story I have been working on for ages to a state where I am now happy with it. Her fresh pair of eyes and ideas have spurred me on to look at alternative ways of crafting and shaping my ideas. Her workshops are also really well put together and involve a lot of interactivity and imagery to help get the creative juices flowing!"
”[These workshops] have definitely kept me sane throughout lockdown and have been fantastic. We’ve all laughed and cried together and I feel I’ve found good friends. […] I’ve learnt lots of little hacks for getting me into writing quickly and now have lots of starting points for stories I can revisit.”
“Really enjoying these sessions through lockdown! Fabulous resources and lovely host.”
"Very enjoyable and informative online workshops."