Learn from a pro
Tom Phillips is a British writer, playwright, journalist, editor, and university lecturer. He holds a PhD in creative writing from the University of Reading.
Tom is the author of numerous published books, as well as theatrical plays. He's also been featured in many magazines, anthologies and pamphlets across the UK and Continental Europe.
Short Story Workshop Teacher
Tom Phillips has taught creative writing at various places and occasions.
Probably the most significant ones (after Sofia Writing Challenge, of course) would be:
University of Reading (2013 & 2016-17)
Bath Spa University (2014-16)
Bristol Folk House (2014-17)
2 days of theory.
1 writing assignment.
2 days of feedback and Q&A.
The workshop will be held in 4 evenings in July: two Mondays and two Wednesdays.
The entire workshop will be in English. And you'll even write a short story in English!
All 4 sessions will take place online via Zoom. You'll need a camera and a microphone.
You'll get personal feedback on the short story you'll write during the workshop.
What you'll do
You'll LEARN from a professional writer, WRITE a great short story in English and get precious FEEDBACK
Day 1 | Monday, July 13
Writing in a period of crisis and change. What stories can we tell during a pandemic? And how can we tell them most effectively?
Day 2 | Wednesday, July 15
Improving your storytelling and writing skills: key points, tips and tricks of the trade.
Creative interlude | Thursday-Sunday
You'll be expected to write and submit a short story in English for workshopping, feedback and discussion.
Day 3 | Monday, July 20
Workshop, group discussion and personal feedback on your story.
Day 4 | Wednesday, July 22
Workshop, group discussion and personal feedback on your story plus final Q&A.
How to join
Only 9 spots will be available for this online workshop
Step 1 – check spot availability
Step 2 – pay the fee
After you get a confirmation from us, pay the workshop fee of 187 BGN via a bank transfer by July 10.
Bank transfer data
Account Holder: Part Time Excellence
Bank: United Bulgarian Bank (UBB)
Sum: 187 BGN
Key workshop details
Workshop dates: July 13, 15, 20, 22
Total spots: 9
Where: Online via Zoom; camera and microphone required
Fee: 187 lv, payable via a bank transfer by July 10