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3 Day Residential Writing Course in Galloway
Tue 14 Nov 2017 to Thu 16 Nov 2017
Join widely-published and experienced tutors Margaret Elphinstone and Mary Smith in the beautiful and tranquil Galloway countryside and discover your writing potential

Whether starting out as a writer or seeking to enhance your skills, tutors Margaret Elphinstone and Mary Smith will support & encourage you in developing your writing. Workshop topics include the creation of character & plot, the role of the narrative voice & writing from personal experience. There is ample opportunity to discuss your work with the tutors and fellow students. Numbers limited to allow individual attention.

Margaret Elphinstone is a historical novelist and also writes poetry and short stories. She has taught creative writing to all levels of experience and has been a regular tutor on international Arvon courses.

Mary Smith is a writer, poet and journalist, her poems being widely published. She has an MLitt in Creative Writing and has taught the subject at Glasgow University.

Testimonials from past participants:-
• 'superb tuition, lovely group with widely divergent experience, beautiful and comfortable surroundings' Frances H.
•'a beautiful location, very welcoming hosts and just the right amount of challenge and reassurance' Cate M.

Dates: 14-16 November 2017.
Location: Durhamhill. Kirkpatrick Durham, Castle Douglas, DG7 3HP
Cost: £350, includes 2/3 nights stay in the 4 star Coach House or main house and food. Participants welcome to arrive the preceding evening. Non- residents fee £250

For further information, please contact mail@durhamhill.co.uk (Juliet Caird), or call 07843 476862, or visit Durhamhill Courses


Additional Information:
Location:
Galloway, Scotland
Region(s):
Scotland
Price:
£350 residential, £250 non-residential

Contact Information:
Organisation:
Durhamhill Courses
Contact Name:
Juliet Caird
Contact Email:
mail@durhamhill.co.uk
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