Check out the Bournemouth Writing Festival YouTube channel here!
Are you an aspiring author, a seasoned writer, or simply an enthusiast of the written word? Then allow us to whisk you away on a virtual journey through the literary wonderland that is the Bournemouth Writing Festival! Nestled in the heart of creativity, this festival is fast becoming a beacon for wordsmiths of all calibers, offering a melting pot of inspiration, knowledge, and networking opportunities.
In the lead up to the 2024 Bournemouth Writing Festival, we've been interviewing our speakers, divulging the essence of their talks and workshops.
At the Bournemouth Writing Festival, we believe in the power of storytelling, in the magic woven through the craft of writing. Whether you're delving into the nuances of character development, exploring the labyrinth of plot twists, or seeking wisdom on the publishing journey, our festival is a haven where your literary dreams can flourish. But before you buy your ticket, you can "meet" the speaker and find out a little more about them and their session.
Dive into the world of fiction with bestselling novelists as they unravel the secrets behind their storytelling prowess. Get insights from renowned authors, industry experts, and writing gurus. Immerse yourself in the art of non-fiction with masterclasses led by award-winning journalists and academics. Unearth the hidden gems of poetry with readings and analyses by celebrated poets. The possibilities are as boundless as the imagination itself.
Some of the videos include best-selling author Alex Stone, media lawyer Luke English, smell expert Liam Findlay and children's picture book author Alex English. More videos are being added all the time!
But our YouTube showcase is more than just a collection of videos; it's a gateway to a vibrant community of writers united by their passion for the written word. Engage with fellow wordsmiths in the comments section, share your own insights and experiences, and forge connections that transcend geographical boundaries. Whether you're seeking feedback on your latest manuscript or simply craving camaraderie in your writing journey, the Writing Festival is a welcoming space where creativity knows no bounds.
From workshops on honing your craft to discussions on navigating the ever-evolving publishing landscape, our events and activities over the three-day weekend cover a myriad of topics tailored to cater to writers at every stage of their journey. Whether you're a fledgling writer taking your first steps into the literary world or a seasoned author seeking fresh perspectives, there's something for everyone in Bournemouth this April.