StorySLAM:Live – Performance Skills with Nick Field, Thursday 17 September

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Delivering a story to a live audience isn’t simply about reading words from a page.

Spread the Word writer development agency teams up with London StorySLAM:Live to offer a new series of flash fiction and performance classes, aimed at helping you create a fantastic story for our regular StorySLAM:Live events.

Gain a greater awareness of your physicality on stage, develop performance skills and improve the live delivery of your work at this workshop.

Prepare your story for a reading at the next London StorySLAM:Live event on Thursday 1 October, Sunley Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre @ 7pm.  The theme is ‘Shining’.

For ages 16+

Flight Journal Seeking Bold Short Fiction

Flight Journal, the brainchild of Spread the Word’s Flight Associates is now seeking bold, short fiction for its brand new online journal to be launched in early December 2015.
Stories can be traditional or experimental, flash or nano, playful and/or serious. They can be lyrical, dark or erotic. In all of the above, they must push the boundaries of the short story form either in presentation or subject matter. Published and unpublished writers are both welcome.
Submissions must be 2500 words or less. Flight Journal does not accept work previously published online, on a personal blog or in print.
Editorial team: Spread the Word’s Flight Associates, Jennifer Obidike, Sanya Semakula and Len Lukowski
Deadline: 6 September 2015
For more information, including how to submit your work: http://bit.ly/1MmkXze