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Hero’s Journey Creative Writing Workshop with Eve Makis and Anthony Cropper *fully booked*

Bonington Gallery

Odyssey – Finding Your Way Through Writing
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** This event is fully booked. Please email boningtongallery@ntu.ac.uk if you'd like to be added to the waiting list.**

The Hero’s Journey is a storytelling template developed by the academic Joseph Campbell and influenced by myths and legends. Taking inspiration from heroes in film, the environmental activist Erin Brockovich and Ron Stallworth in BlacKkKlansman, we’ll take a look at how it’s pinned together and how you can use the model to structure your own creative works. We’ll show you how to use your own life experiences to inform your work and make your characters as real and complex as you are.

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Hero’s Journey Creative Writing Workshop (with free bespoke writing book) with Postcolonial Studies Centre writer-in-residence Eve Makis and scriptwriter Anthony Cropper

** This event is fully booked. Please email boningtongallery@ntu.ac.uk if you'd like to be added to the waiting list.**

The Hero’s Journey is a storytelling template developed by the academic Joseph Campbell and influenced by myths and legends. Taking inspiration from heroes in film, the environmental activist Erin Brockovich and Ron Stallworth in BlacKkKlansman, we’ll take a look at how it’s pinned together and how you can use the model to structure your own creative works. We’ll show you how to use your own life experiences to inform your work and make your characters as real and complex as you are.

All participants will receive a free copy of Odyssey – Finding Your Way Through Writing. ‘A roadmap for writing great stories – using your life as inspiration.’

The workshop will be run by the book’s authors Anthony Cropper and Eve Makis. All levels welcome.

All participants will have the chance to get their work edited and included on a spoken word album, bringing their written work to life.

Biographical notes

Eve Makis is the author of four novels, a life-writing guide and an award-winning screenplay. She’s a recipient of the Young Booksellers International Book of the Year Award and the Aurora Mardiganian Gold Medal, her works shortlisted for the East Midlands Book Award and the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize. She teaches fiction on the MA Creative Writing course at Nottingham Trent University where she is also a writer in residence for the Postcolonial Studies Centre.

Anthony Cropper teaches script on the MA Creative Writing course at NTU. He has published two novels and a collection of short stories, and his play, I’ll Tell You About Love, won the BBC Alfred Bradley Award for Radio Drama. Anthony worked with Bristol Old Vic on the 30-minute film Myself in Other Lives, and he has collaborated with numerous arts organisations on plays and installations.

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