Our Pop-up Bookshop

We’re SO excited to be welcoming The Oundle Bookshop to our Festival this year.  They will be there for the whole two days, based in our Library, right in the heart of our village.

Every author and performer will visit the library/bookshop, for selfies, book signings etc.

Festival within a Festival – Writing Workshops

WE will be running a series of workshops for new and potential authors.  Taking place in our Youth Club, there will be a choice of two workshops, twice a day, on Saturday and Sunday.  Follow the links on our Events page, for full details.

Each Session will consist of two different workshops; with two differing themes, enabling you to choose which subject suits you best

Saturday 10.30 – 12.30:
Mike Richards: How to plot and structure a short story/novel
Pat Aitcheson: How to edit your writing

Saturday 14.00 – 16.00:
Mike Richards: How to write description and depict character
Monica Witherington: Writing children’s fiction

Sunday 10.30 – 12.30
Mike Richards: Techniques of writing from different points of view
Deborah Bromley: Writing Paranormal Fiction (unfortunately Deborah is unable to make it due to illness).

Sunday 14.00 – 16.00
Mike Richards/Maggie Allen: Life and biographical writing
Rosemary Sturge: Writing historical fiction