Tutku writing workshop All The Women She Knows cover Tutku Barbaros

Online writing workshop on character

£10.00

13 in stock

Wednesday 6 March 2024, 7–8.30 pm

All stories rely on the success of their characters. They need to be memorable, captivating, and above all, believable – whether they’re the hero of the story or a passer by. With so much riding on them, how do we make sure all the characters we create are up to the challenge?

Join Tutku Barbaros, writer of All The Women She Knows, for this special workshop where she’ll share her own love of character, and the grounding practices, intentions and prompts that have helped her create compelling characters throughout her work – from plays to poetry and short stories.

This hour and a half online workshop hosted by Dear Damsels is the perfect way to explore character, whether you’re new to writing or an experienced writer looking to nail down a voice that will stay with your reader.  There will be writing exercises, but no need to share work.

This online workshop will take place on Zoom. Numbers are limited. We have a number of free places for those who are not able to afford the workshop but would like to attend – please email contact@deardamsels.com. Participants will need a good internet connection and ideally a working microphone and camera on their device to take part. The session will include a short refreshment break.

This workshop is part of a series of special events marking the publication of All The Women She Knows. You don’t need to have read the book in order to take part!

Through eleven triumphant and relatable short stories, Tutku Barbaros explores the magic that comes from truly knowing ourselves. These are women who are discovering their own paths, in their own ways – and the growing pains and difficult decisions that come with deciding to choose themselves.

About Tutku Barbaros

Tutku is a writer – across forms – of Turkish Cypriot heritage from south-east London. She is an alumna of the Royal Court Writers’ Programme as well as Sphinx Theatre’s year-long writer’s development programme, Sphinx Lab. Her play debut Layla and Youssef was longlisted for the Bruntwood prize and the Paines Plough Women’s Prize For Playwriting.

This is an online workshop, which will take place on Zoom. Participants will need a good internet connection and ideally a working microphone and camera on their device to take part.

The session will include a short refreshment break.

This is an online event. By purchasing a ticket, you’re enrolling for a place. You’ll receive a payment confirmation, which will serve as your ticket. Before the event, you’ll receive details about how to join the Zoom session by email.

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