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Do you find yourself doing absolutely anything but writing? Fiona Melrose started a revolution last year with her social media hashtag #2badpagesaday. In this session that she has designed just for Being A Writer, we explore how as writers we can make the time to commit to the two pillars of writing craft: dedication (turning up) and devotion (honouring your gift) by re-imagining our writing practice, and moving forwards with confidence and joy through learning how to grant ourselves permission to write badly. We welcome you to join us in this inspiring and practical session, so that you can reconnect with the joy of writing, and get over the line with your writing projects.
About the Tutor
Fiona Melrose is a novelist whose debut novel, Midwinter, was long-listed by the Women’s Prize and her second, Johannesburg, was short-listed for the RSL Encore Award. Fiona is Irish but was born in Johannesburg where she grew up. She has spent the majority of her adult life in the UK, first in London and then in East Anglia. Before becoming a novelist, Fiona worked in academia, NGOs, public affairs and as an emerging markets analyst. She holds an MA in Politics and another in Creative Writing. She is currently completing her fourth novel.
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