Author: alan

Short Story Tribute Night: Free Love by Ali Smith

Over the years thi wurd has put on many ‘Short Story Tribute Nights’ and after a long break the nights return on Friday 5th March, 2021, 7-9pm. Our chosen short story will be Free Love by Ali Smith from the 1995 collection Free Love and Other Stories.  How to Take Part Read the short story Free Love by […]

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Classic Album Fiction Nights

Over the years thi wurd has put on many ‘Classic Album Fiction Nights’. Since 2020 these have been taking place on Zoom. In the past they’ve been open to writers from thi wurd’s writing groups & classes, but in 2021 we’re opening these up to anyone who wants to come along. On Friday 5th February […]

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WRITING FICTION: THE SHORT STORY

thi wurd’s creative writing class, Writing Fiction: The Short Story, returns on Tuesday 19th January 2021. This sold out before being advertised, and therefore a second night has been added, beginning on Wednesday 20th January, 7-9pm. Both groups will run for 10 consecutive weeks. The price is £100. During the term there will be additional […]

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An introduction

This blog will mainly focus on writing and different kinds of narrative art. I’ll discuss fiction: novels, short stories, film, drama, memoir and lots of other forms. I’ll probably also write a lot about music. No doubt I’ll mention Bob Dylan too much. I’ll talk about thi wurd, our forthcoming publications and events. (Our events […]

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