Writing Workshops with Mike Richards

Michael J RichMike Richardsards chairs Northants Writers’ Ink and the Northampton Literature Group, also leading its Writing Circle. He is Treasurer of Northants Authors, Deputy Chair of Northampton Writers Group and a judge of the H E Bates Short Story Competition.
He has published a horror novel, Afterwards Our Buildings Shape Us; a collection of horror stories, Bodies for Sale!; a true-life biography of an East End criminal, Frank Peters: His Life, Times and Crimes; a collection of stories about men, Speaking Man to Man.

He has edited four anthologies for Northants Writers’ Ink and one for Northampton Literature Group. He is currently writing a novel about the New York Mafia.

Saturday 10.30 – 12.30:
Mike Richards: How to plot and structure a short story/novel – workshop 1
Pat Aitcheson: How to edit your writing – workshop 2

Saturday 14.00 – 16.00:
Mike Richards: How to write description and depict character – workshop 3
Monica Witherington: Writing children’s fiction – workshop 4

Sunday 10.30 – 12.30
Mike Richards: Techniques of writing from different points of view – workshop 5
Deborah Bromley: Writing Paranormal Fiction – workshop 6This workshop is unfortunately withdrawn due to illness

Sunday 14.00 – 16.00
Mike Richards/Maggie Allen: Life and biographical writing – workshop 7
Rosemary Sturge: Writing historical fiction – workshop 8