Ravenskald Writers Workshop
14th August 2017
RAVENSKALD WRITERS' WORKSHOP
Poetry - Story - Play
with GEORGE GUNN
12th September 2017 - 17th April 2018
Tuesday Evenings 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Community Room, Thurso Library, Davidson's Lane, Thurso
Davidson's Lane, Thurso KW14 7AF Tel: 01847 893237
Join poet and playwright George Gunn on your personal creative journey from the poem, through the short story to the formal destination of the stage play.
In these 16 workshops we will look at how poetry generates story.
From that beginning you will explore the requirements of short narrative fiction. From the short story, you will move on to the demands of public storytelling which is the business of the theatre.
Ravenskald is a new venture. The group will develop creativity through interaction, constructive criticism and mutual support.
All you need is the desire to dream, to create, to write.
For more information, including costs, contact George Gunn
Tel. 07751 778939 or email email@example.com
A Northerly Land - George Gunn book launch - Tues. 3rd Dec 2015 at Caithness Horizons..
A Flows to the Future event in partnership with Dunbeath Preservation Trust. Join a writing workshop with Caithness-born writer George Gunn, who will also share his own writings inspired by the peatlands, including some written for the Radio 4 series in 1999, called "The Peatbog Diaries".
Writer George Gunn with Jennifer Ross on Clarsach. Location: Salmon Bothy, Dunbeath Harbour.
"Leaving school I went to sea. Island life resembled that of a ship in many ways." - Sutherland Manson, native of Stroma.
The COMM BAR, Thurso - Wed. 11th June at 7.30pm FREE EVENT George Gunn will read from his new book 'ATLANTIC FOREST' 'The Atlantic Forest is lean and magical - there is a Gulf Stream of allusion that runs through this book, carrying us from Rackwick to Brazil, from Kildonan to Fallujah.
Thursday 16th March at 7.30pm in Mackay's Hotel, Wick Just which uncharted waters is the Pictish naval commander steering his vessel into now? Well, seeing is believing - isn't it? In his autobiography, Time Bends, playwright Arthur Miller describes the vivid impression left on his six year-old mind when he saw his first 'movie', an open-air affair screened against a sheet in a make-shift theatre on the roof of the apartment block his Jewish family shared in Harlem, New York, around 1920. Miller is fascinated by the story flickering in front of him - and totally bewildered when the 'people' disappear: Now the light went out - the whole thing had lasted only ten minutes or so - and I asked my father where these people were'.
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