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Patrice Lawrence creative writing workshop

Join award-winning author Patrice Lawrence for an inspiring creative writing workshop

Patrice Lawrence is the multi-award winning author of books such as Rose, Interrupted, Eight Pieces of Silva and her newest novel Splinters of Sunshine (August 2021). Her books have been awarded the Bookseller YA Prize and the Watersones Prize for Older Children's Fiction, and Patrice has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal.

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In this workshop, Patrice provides writing prompts based around the theme of food, and how food can be used to help you get ideas, tell stories and develop characters. This is perfect for teenagers looking for creative writing inspiration and tips from an iconic YA author!

You can buy Patrice Lawrence's fantastic books(this will open in a new window) on the Browns Books website.

This event is part of our celebration festival for the First Minister's Reading Challenge(this will open in a new window), taking place Monday 14 to Friday 18 June 2021. Age suitablility: 12+

This event will be available to watch from Wednesday 16 June and emailed to all groups who took part in the Challenge this year, no registration required! Don’t worry if you can’t watch an event on the day it launches – all of the events will be available to watch on demand until the end of August 2021.

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