Thursday, 21 January 2010

Sun 7 Feb 2010



11am til 4pm, only £19/15 concessions
Red Triangle Vegetarian Cafe
160 St James's Street, Burnley, Lancs BB11 1NR 01282 832 319
Come to this new workshop and enjoy trying some easy, unusual, challenging and fun writing exercises that use randomization and play to trigger new ideas for your writing.
Whether you write poems, fiction, scripts, raps or blogs, and if you’re a beginner or you’re more experienced, this workshop is for you. You’ll look at your writing in a fresh way and take home 3 or 4 new pieces.
E mail Paper Planes to book your place and join poet and Commonword trustee Steven Waling and Comma fiction writer Anthony Sides for a fun, friendly and inspiring day of writing at this atmospheric and conveniently-located cafe.

Annie Clarkson: "inspiring... A lot of laughs, respect for others' writing, and encouragement. ... wonderful."
William West: "amazing classes. ... the teaching is pure gold!"
Lynn Myint-Maung: "thank you for the work shop ... I found you graceful and organized as facilitators, but also cheerful, kindly and playful and allowing so that the atmosphere was both safe and encouraging."
Adam Grant: "You guys are bloody superb, I love what you're doing with Paper Planes."
Pat Selden : "I never expected it to be this good."
Elaine Speakman: "It's my favourite way to spend a [day], I think it's lovely."

Tuesday, 12 January 2010


Easy to get bored with the "classic" Elvis songs you've heard hundreds of times, so here are some less-well-known ones you can enjoy: