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Help on Offer for Budding Authors and Creative Writers

By Published June 27, 2017

THE writer-in-residence for the Crossing the Tees Book Festival, Tracey Iceton, is to host a series of writing workshops.

The sessions have been organised to assist people who wish to take part in the annual event’s first ever short story competition.

Budding authors and creative writers are encouraged to take part and be in with a chance of having their work appear in a published anthology and possibly claim a cash prize.

The competition is free to enter, open to anyone aged 16 or over and the story should be on the theme of ‘Crossing the Tees’. Prizes are £100 for first, £75 for second and £50 for third.

Writing workshops with Tracey Iceton are £3 per session and in Middlesbrough will take place at Hemlington Community Hub from 10am-noon on Tuesday July 4 and 11. For more information or to reserve a place call 01642 591918.

The workshops will cover creating characters, plotting stories, establishing narrative, structure, dialogue and developing descriptions.

Crossing the Tees Book Festival is organised by the local authorities of Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Redcar and Cleveland, Hartlepool and Darlington.

Closing date for entries is midnight on September 30. Entry forms can be downloaded from www.crossingthetees.org.

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