Writing workshop at Lyme Regis Library

Lyme Regis Library is holding a writing workshop on 24 October between 2pm - 5pm to help local people tell their true tales.

Lyme Regis Library is holding a writing workshop on 24 October between 2pm - 5pm to help local people tell their true tales.

The event marks The Learning Revolution Festival this October and aims to help local people put together entries for the BBC's My Story competition.

Experienced story facilitator and published writer Brenda Read-Brown will host the group event.

Brenda will also hold one-to-one sessions on 3, 4 and 26 November for people who require extra coaching or mentoring.

All sessions are free but spaces are limited so must be booked at Lyme Regis Library or by calling 01305 225000.

Brenda said: "Everyone has a special story to tell about something that has happened in his or her life, but some people might feel that they would like a bit of help in putting a story across well.

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"Lyme Regis Library's group workshop will help people discover their amazing true stories, and give them the practical tools to get those stories recorded for others to enjoy and appreciate."

BBC My Story is a national competition to find the nation's most remarkable untold true stories (closing date 16 December).

Stories will be posted on the BBC website with 15 of the best tales featured in a major new BBC series next year. Entrants must be 18 years or over - please see terms and conditions on the BBC's website.

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