SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER
DAY 1: Writing activities, Workshops, Guest Writers, Articles, Interviews, Book Promotions, Charity Fundraising and Poetry Film. The virtual Bookshop and Archives will also be open.
9 AM – Welcome Video
9:10 AM – GETTING INTO THE ZONE
Writing Activity 1: Playing with language.
9:20 AM – FROM THE BENCH
Writing Activity 2: A short story/flash fiction prompt (40 minutes)
10 AM – Meet our Guest Writers
INKSPILL was founded in 2013, that first year I wrote all the posts and activities. We had a fun and successful weekend. From 2014 I invited Guests to take part. The weekend features interviews, promotions of their work/ projects and workshop exercises for you.
Meet this year’s Guests: Kate Garrett, Kevin Brooke, Elephant’s Footprint – Helen Dewbery & Chaucer Cameron. This weekend we are also featuring a previous Guest Writer (2015), Alison May with her latest publication.
10:00 Kate Garrett
10:10 Kevin Brooke
10:20 Elephant’s Footprint
Today’s featured writers are Kate Garrett & Elephant’s Footprint.
10:30 AM – Interview with Guest Writer Kate Garrett
11:00 AM – Workshop with Kate Garrett
Join our Guest Writer for a Dark Workshop activity – Fear of the Known.
Make sure you break for Lunch – we will be back at 1 PM.
1:00 PM Article – A Revolutionary Act: Samantha Zighelboim by Zachary Pace
1: 30 PM Book Shop OPEN
Come and browse books by Kate Garrett our Guest Writer,
2:00 PM Guest Writer Kate Garrett Editor Interview
Find out about the books and journals Kate Garrett publishes and what is involved in the process of editing.
3:00 PM Simon Armitage
A Guardian Poem of the Week by Simon Armitage, including interviews and Magic Realism in fiction.
4:00 PM The Archive Opens
Delve into some posts from previous years of INKSPILL. Looking back at a selection of interviews, articles and workshops provided by some of our Guest Writers in 2014, 2015 & 2016.
6:00 PM Bonnie’s Crew with Guest Writer Kate Garrett
Find out more about this Charity Fundraising, how you can donate, submit, get involved.
7:00 PM Elephant’s Footprint Feature
Find out about our Guest Writers Chaucer Cameron & Helen Dewbery a.k.a – Elephant’s Footprint, including exclusive Poetry Film material.
8:00 PM Elephant’s Footprint Film
Enjoy some of the work developed and created by this dynamic Poetry Film duo.
9:00 PM Finish
Complete any notes/writing from today, comment on some of the posts – let us know how you are getting on.