Workshops & Events

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

***to register you need to write to info@leopardskinandlimes.com***

CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

INSTRUCTOR: AMBIKA THOMPSON
WHEN: Mondays, January 10th, 2022 – February 14th, 2022, 19:00-21:15

NUMBER OF MEETINGS: 6
WHERE: Online
COST: €100 + 16% VAT (€16) = €116
HOW TO REGISTER: write to info <AT> leopardskinandlimes.com
a €25 deposit is required for registration

This 6-week workshop is open for all those interested in the art of the short story and/or memoir/autobiography/auto-fiction writing–this workshop is a mix between the two listed below. It will consist of three parts: a) a weekly reading from a supplied reading list, which we will use to discuss the different elements of craft in terms of narrative, structure, genre, tone, narrator, character and theme; b) a weekly in class writing exercise based on the weekly reading; and c) workshopping of participants’ own short stories with a strong focus on completion so that at the end of the course each student will have 1-2 finished stories.

 

INSTRUCTOR: AMBIKA THOMPSON
WHEN: Tuesdays, January 11th, 2021 – February 15th, 2021, 19:00-21:15

NUMBER OF MEETINGS: 6
WHERE: Online (Or in-person depending on demand and the situation with the pandemic)
COST: €100 + 16% VAT (€16) = €116
HOW TO REGISTER: write to info <AT> leopardskinandlimes.com
a €25 deposit is required for registration

Same as above but on Tuesday nights. This 6-week workshop is open for all those interested in the art of the short story and/or memoir/autobiography/auto-fiction writing–this workshop is a mix between the two listed below. It will consist of three parts: a) a weekly reading from a supplied reading list, which we will use to discuss the different elements of craft in terms of narrative, structure, genre, tone, narrator, character and theme; b) a weekly in class writing exercise based on the weekly reading; and c) workshopping of participants’ own short stories with a strong focus on completion so that at the end of the course each student will have 1-2 finished stories.

 

What others have to say about the workshops:

“Ambika’s workshops are a great source of inspiration, she presents a wide range of reading materials, fun writing exercises. Her feedback is precise and kind. The workshop atmosphere is laid-back and friendly where both beginning and advanced writers can learn something new. Highly recommended!”

— Linda

 

“Ambika’s workshops are awesome. They’re filled with engaging exercises and plenty of opportunities to have your writing workshopped and discussed in a supportive environment. I really can’t recommend them highly enough! Also they attract the best people so you can expect to be in really great company.”

— Sara

 

Ambika Thompson’s short stories have been published internationally in several print and online publications including Electric Literature, Fanzine, and Riddle Fence, Crab Fats Magazine’s “Best of” compilation. She was the fiction editor and now the managing editor of Leopardskin & Limes, and has an MFA in creative writing from Guelph University. More info: ambikathompson.com

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