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Monday, July 1, 2013

Top Author Leading Writers' Workshops

Two workshops in Dumfries and Galloway will give a rare opportunity for writers in the region to learn from the best.

Fans of fantasy and science fiction will be familiar with the author Ken MacLeod who will be sharing his insight into the genre on Friday 5th July. Ken is a multi award-winning Scottish science fiction writer and he'll be leading a workshop at the A'the Airts in Sanquhar between 2pm and 4pm.

The next workshop features the highly successful author David Bishop who has worked for many years as a freelance writer of graphic novels and comic strip adventures as well as being the editor of Judge Dredd magazine and 2000AD. David will be talking about writing graphic novels on Tuesday 23rd of July from 2pm to 4pm at Powfoot Golf Hotel, Powfoot near Annan.

As the workshops are being held as part of Dumfries and Galloway Rural Literature Development Hub the cost for each of these events is just £5 to anyone who lives in Dumfries and Galloway or who is a member of a writing group in the region. The charge is only £25 for participants from outside the Dumfries and Galloway postcode areas.

All these opportunities have been organised by the Booktown Writers group from Wigtown and further nformation is available at Book your place by contacting Anni Telford at or  phoning  07501046501.

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