A collaboration between Words Away and Andrew Wille
" I am really excited to be embarking on a new collaboration with book doctor and writing teacher, Andrew Wille. Andrew was our guest in the first Words Away salon: Make Your Novel Shine. I love Andrew's take on how to self-edit and polish writing and enjoy his unique blog posts on aspects of writing and craft. "
Places are £95 per person for a day-long workshop
Would you like to add a spark of magic to your writing?
Words Away collaborates with Andrew Wille, book doctor and writing teacher, on a workshop at the London Bridge Hive.
In this day-long workshop, we’ll energise our instincts as writers by working holistically with the four elements:
- Fire - to give our voices strength and purpose
- Water – to evoke feeling
- Earth – to embody all the senses with action and detail
- Air – to bring focus and structure to our stories
We’ll discuss a variety of inspirations and departure points, including fairy tales, poems, and memories, and in doing so summon new powers to free our intuition, and bring depth, texture, and balance to our writing.
For beginners in search of ideas as well as experienced writers looking for fresh perspectives.
Led by Andrew Wille, an experienced editor, this workshop is designed to help writers improve their work-in-progress. Through discussion, exercises and practical advice, it will cover the following matters:
- Clarifying your intention and reading work as an editor
- Craft and technique: focusing your content; choosing your narrative style; refining your voice
- Genre, theme, and writing for your readers
- Seeking and processing feedback
- Submitting your work for publication and thinking about self-publishing
This workshop should be of interest to writers of fiction and narrative non-fiction who have completed drafts or manuscripts in development.
The highlight of my month was our very first Words Away creative writing workshop led by Andrew Wille - Everyday Magic: The Four Elements of Creativity workshop. Andrew devised an inspired workshop, focusing on creativity, play, experimentation, listening and fun. The day was full of surprises. I especially loved his handouts to take away including the bookmarks and the wonderful A Miscellany booklet. Lots of food for thought.
On Saturday I led a workshop called Everyday Magic: The Four Elements of Creativity in conjunction with Words Away. It was the first time that I had done this workshop as a day-long event, and I was also particularly excited to teach a Four Elements workshop in London for the first time; a peculiar and unexpected thrill came from teaching something that I am passionate about in the city that I love. Totally in my element! And maybe after all London is finally my home town.
I am really excited to be embarking on a new collaboration with book doctor and writing teacher, Andrew Wille. On the 18th November we have a workshop planned: Everyday Magic: The Four Elements of Creativity, We've found a great venue too, London Bridge Hive, right in the heart of SE1, two minutes walk from London Bridge Station. With a date and a venue arranged, I decided to interview Andrew about the workshop and how to add a spark of magic to your writing.