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Characters Sparking Joy: Writing Experiment No. 71 — Andrew Wille

Following on from the Character Questionnaire exercise that came out of last week’s masterclass, here is another writing experiment to help think about characterisation. Your character is decluttering with Marie Kondo. Which of their possessions still spark joy, and are kept? Which do they thank for their service and donate to Oxfam? What do they junk…

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Faversham Lit Fest

Faversham’s new festival is back for it’s second year!

Running a bit behind on updating my workshop schedule here – but this is a head’s up for an upcoming editing workshop: The End – Hurrah! – Now What? It’s on Saturday 16 February, 3 – 4:30. Along with Sue Bassett, Director of the Kent Festival of Writing, we’ll look at approaching the editing process from macro to micro – and get you editing in the room. Want to know more? Here’s the full line-up. Book your spot here:


This is only one of a whole range of workshops, from writing with the senses to the art of memoir with the marvellous Marnie Summerfield Smith. The Faversham Literary Festival is in its second year – and it’s a corker. The festival proper runs the following weekend – here’s a link to the weekend’s schedule:

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