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Write through the Winter Workshop – Dialogue and Place with Liz Flanagan


​​Leeds Trinity University has launched a series of workshops and writing days to help aspiring and established writers develop their writing and work towards completing a novel, poetry or short story collection.

What's happening?

The series, which is called Write through the Winter, will lead up to the Leeds Trinity University Writers' Festival on Wednesday 13 March.

The dialogue and place workshop is the second in the series, and will be delivered by young-adult fiction writer Liz Flanagan.

The workshop includes a morning workshop 10.00am to 1.00pm, and a Space to Write session from 2.00 to 4.00pm where you will have the opportunity to put the skills from the workshop into practice, focusing on your own work.

As part of the series of workshops, we are hoping writers will work towards producing a novel, poetry or short story collection.

About Liz Flanagan

Liz Flanagan was the first student to complete a PhD in Creative Writing at Leeds Trinity University. Before graduating, she'd signed a two-book deal with David Fickling Books. Eden Summer, a young-adult novel was published in 2016, with Dragon's Daughter published October 2018.

The writing events are an addition to the Leeds Trinity Writers' Festival, which is now in its 15th year. The Festival has become a highlight on the local writing calendar providing the opportunity to work with professional writers, attend writing workshops and hear readings from our featured writers.


Saturday 23 February 2019
10.00am – 4.00pm


Leeds Trinity University, Brownberrie Lane, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5HD

Who should attend?

Aspiring and established writers who would like to develop their skills in writing dialogue and place, and who are working towards completing a novel, poetry or short story collection.

How to book?

The workshop costs £25pp. To book please visit Leeds Trinity University's Online Store.

Further information​

Refreshments will be provided. Lunch will be available to buy on campus. Alternatively, you are welcome to bring a packed lunch. ​

The Creative Writing series includes:

  • Write through the Winter – Plot and Structure with Ali Harper – Saturday 9 February
  • Space to Write Day with Maria Stephenson – Saturday 9 February
  • Write through the Winter – Dialogue and Place with Liz Flanagan – Saturday 23 February
  • Space to Write Day with Maria Stephenson – Saturday 9 March
  • Write through the Winter – Editing and Rewriting with Liz Mistry – Saturday 30 March
  • Space to Write Day with Maria Stephenson – Saturday 6 April​

Book your places for all events via Leeds Trinity University's Online Store. 

If you have any further queries regarding the event please email Christopher Hulme, Leeds Trinity Events Co-ordinator.