Non-fiction masterclass with Fred de Vries

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Date: 24 July

Where: Live via Zoom

Time:

UK time 10h00 to 12h00

We’re delighted to be hosting a masterclass with Fred de Vries author of the recently published Blues for the White Man. Join Fred to learn more about the nitty gritty of the writing process – from research to writing to editing.

Description

 

The workshop will consist of:

  • An exploration of Fred’s writing process and tips on how to successfully write non-fiction
  • A writing exercise
  • Writing time
  • Participants will read out their writing and receive immediate feedback on it – or not if they aren’t keen

Our workshops are conducted in a spirit of fun, by people who find joy in creative endeavour. This will be a safe space for like-minded people to hone their writing skills and to practise their creativity. Comment and feedback will be – according to our motto – honest but kind.

Fred de Vries is a Dutch freelance writer who has published nine non-fiction books on subjects ranging from the 80s underground scene to the position of the Afrikaner in contemporary South Africa and the fall from grace of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. His writing can regularly be found in Dutch magazines such as De Groene Amsterdammer, Elsevier Magazine and Platenblad. His most recent book is Blues for the White Man published by Penguin Random House South Africa