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10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 2017

Sheffield Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Road, Sheffield, S1 2LH

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Time to start writing that book? A writing workshop with Sarah Mussi

Whether you are an experienced writer or a hopeful beginner, this lively, interactive workshop will give you the opportunity to regenerate your enthusiasm and build your confidence. In the morning session, we will look at creating sympathetic fictional characters, think about how settings and atmosphere will strengthen a story, and how story structures work.
After a midday break there will be a panel interview and Q & A session with Sheffield based Vertebrate Publishing. Discover how to get your work published. Bring your questions, your ideas and willingness to have a go at starting that magnum opus.

Sarah Mussi is a multi-award winning YA and children’s author. Jon Barton is the co-founder of the award winning Vertebrate Publishing.


3 p.m. – 4 p.m. 18 March 2017

University of Birmingham School
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The Everest Files

Matt Dickinson is an award-winning writer and film maker with a passion for climbing and adventure. He has worked with some of the greats, including Bear Grylls, Judy Leden and Brian Blessed and along the way he has survived avalanches, a killer storm in the death zone and even a beaver attack in Alaska. Find out more about Matt’s life and his thrilling trilogy The Everest Files – a story of an Everest expedition unlike any other - A thrilling journey to the dark side of Everest.