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November 23, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

An amazing workshop by the UK’s best creative writing teacher. Just 20 tickets.

You know what, I’m just going to copy these reviews here. They’ve all been written by authors Richard has taught.

‘Inspiring… connects writers to themselves at the deepest level.’ SJ Watson, author of Before I Go to Sleep

‘If you’re burning to write a novel, this guide will fan the flames and help you discover your true talent.’ Laline Paull, author of The Bees (shortlisted for The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction)

‘Richard Skinner is an enlightened and liberating teacher. Writing A Novel is a must for all who want to write and for those who already are. My copy is always on my desk.’ Renée Knight, author of Sunday Times best-seller Disclaimer

‘Skinner has a singular gift for communicating the magic and machinations of writing. This clear and generous book will help any writer find their way.’ Lydia Ruffles, author of The Taste of Blue Light

‘Gold dust to the aspiring writer … Richard Skinner is profoundly wise.’ Chloé Esposito, author of the Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know trilogy

‘Smart, concise … will improve your storytelling no end.’ Katie Khan, author of Hold Back the Stars

‘ The lessons are distilled from his decade of teaching the Writing a Novel course at Faber Academy, and the MA Creative & Life Writing program at Goldsmiths before that. It is simply the best book on novel craft I’ve ever read. Whether you’re just starting out or have published already, whether you write psychological thrillers or experimental literature, there is something in here for you. I can’t recommend it enough.’ Dan Dalton, author of Johnny Ruin

‘A great read for anyone who wants to write.’ Alice Feeney, author of Sunday Times best-seller Sometimes I Lie

‘Studying at the Faber Academy lit a flame inside of me. A hunger. Finally, I had the permission I needed to honour the words I had been holding inside of me for over a decade. To put them down on the page. To begin to believe I was a writer. Hard, hard work but potentially life-changing.’ Ali Land, author of Good Me, Bad Me

Go on, treat yourself to one of our super ticket offers.

Inspiration Special

A ticket for the Bookie Slam, Vanguard Readings and Happiness, Creativity and Writing – a tenner to you!

Saturday Ticket

A Sense of Place, Vanguard Readings, Postcards from the Past Podcast, a Love of Two Halves AND Louis de Bernieres . You’ve got the lot for twenty notes!

Sunday Ticket

Alison Weir, Elise Valmorbida and Vanessa King, Mark Billingham, Self Made Hero and a wee dram at One for the Road. Twenty-four quid!


November 23, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Turner Contemporary
Rendezvous, Margate, CT9 1HG
Margate, CT9 1HG GB
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