Creative and Life Writing Workshops
Alison lives in Somerset and writes contemporary women’s fiction and YA adventures as Alison Knight. She is published by darkstroke, and is a member of the Society of Authors, the Romantic Novelists’ Association and the National Association for Writers in Education. She has a first class degree in Creative Writing from
Bath Spa University and a Masters with merit from Oxford Brookes University. She taught Creative Writing for Wiltshire College until December 2018. Alison now run workshops at the Red Brick Building in Glastonbury and other locations. Alison is available for freelance editing.
Jenny lives in Devon and writes contemporary women’s fiction, romance, and children's picture books as Jenny Kane. She also writes medieval mysteries and audio scripts as Jenifer Ash and award winning erotica as Kay Jaybee. She is published by Aria, Headline, Chinbeard Books, Xcite, Mammoth, Penguin, Cleis Press and Sweetmeats Press.
Jenny is a member the Romantic Novelists’ Association and the Erotic Readers and Writer's Association. Jenny has a PhD in Medieval History. She has been teaching creative writing classes to adults and children for twelve years in-between writing her novels, novellas & short stories. Jenny is the co-founder of Imagine creative writing workshops
Fantastic, inspiring, hugely enjoyable! I definitely want to keep on writing – THANK YOU!
ALISON KNIGHT'S STUDENT
"Jenny has a way of making you believe that you can write anything about anything. I left hr class feeling inspired."
"The Imagine retreat is a must for any established or hopeful writer. Space, creativity and fun all rolled into one beautiful location. It is incredible value for money as well."
Attendee of the Imagine retreat, 2018
Upcoming Zoom based workshops-
Run from Devon, UK.
Due to Covid-19 we are sorry to announce that all in person workshops are on hold until 2021.
Zoom based workshops are on offer to everyone across the UK.
Short Story and Fiction Writing Groups
Jenny Kane runs a fortnightly writing group from 7-8pm every other Tuesday via Zoom.
Places are limited to 8 writers.
£10 per head.
Beginners encouraged. Relaxed and fun!
Each week Jenny gives tips and sets an optional short story challenge.
Stories will be critiqued on request.
Email Jenny to request your place
2 hour - Zoom based -writing workshops.
2nd December – 6.30-8.30pm
Who will you write about? Character development in fiction
13th January – 6.30-8.30pm
Where will you write about? Location building in fiction
10th February – 6.30-8.30pm
When in Time?
Placing your fiction in time- past, present or future.
10th March – 6.30-8.30pm
Plotting and Planning
How to work out your plot and order your fiction
7th April – 6.30-8.30pm
Editing and Proofing
Perfecting and polishing your work
These workshops are ideal for beginners to fiction writing, and for anyone who has written in the past and wants to polish up their skills.
Each workshop can be booked individually, or you can book the complete series.
£15 per person, per workshop.
Advance booking is essential.
£5 deposit payable on booking. Bank details given on request.
All you need for each workshop is a working Zoom link (video and sound), pen and paper.
(There will be a five-minute flex/comfort break halfway through each workshop.)
For any enquiries, to book a place on a workshop, or to enquire about hosting a future event, please contact Alison Knight & Jenny Kane via:
Although Alison and Jenny are located in the SW England, they are willing to travel across the UK and Europe.
Jenny provides Zoom based workshops for those outside of the local area/UK - email to enquire.