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The Jane Austen Writers' Club: A Workshop with Rebecca Smith
Wed 2 November 2016, 18:30 – 20:00 GMT
Join Rebecca Smith, Jane Austen's five-times-great-niece, for a writing workshop based around her new book, The Jane Austen Writers' Club: Inspiration and Advice from the World's Best-Loved Novelist.
Jane Austen is one of the most beloved writers in the English literary canon. Her novels changed the landscape of fiction forever, and her writing remains as fresh, entertaining and witty as the day her books were first published. Bursting with useful exercises, beautiful illustrations and enlightening quotations from the classic author's novels and letters - and written by none other than Austen's five-times-great-niece - this book will teach you her methods, tips and tricks, from techniques of plotting and characterisation through to dialogue and suspense. Whether you're a creative writing enthusiast looking to publish your first novel, a teacher searching for further inspiration for students, or fan seeking insight into Austen's daily rituals, this is an essential companion, guaranteed to satisfy, inform and delight. 'Winning and beguiling...Smith shares Jane Austen's clarity and gentle irony' The Independent.
Tickets for the evening are priced at £6.50 in advance and £8 on the door. Soft drinks will be served. Guests are requested to bring their own writing materials and something to lean on. Please note that tickets are transferable but non-refundable.
The Jane Austen's Writer's Club: Inspiration and Advice from the World's Best-Loved Novelist will be available to purchase at the event at the special price of £12.99 (RRP £16.99) and you will be able to get your copy signed by the author. If you are unable to attend but would like to request a signed copy, please send an email via the 'contact' button below.