GLASGOW – #WriteMentor Writing Weekend Workshops



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11th and 12th January 2020
£200 for 2 full days (includes 1-2-1 for free)
£100 for 1 full day
£25 for 1-2-1 session (note: you must buy a session ticket to do this)
Concession prices (CODE: WWW40) and payment plans available
Workshop details:

SAT AM: (Tita) Character development – how to make characters appealing to children

SAT PM: (Maisie) Writing Convincing Dialogue – how to make your dialogue work for your novel/pb

SAT PM: 1-2-1s: Lina Langlee (Agent with Kate Nash Literary Agency)

SUN AM: (Tita) Story structure and pacing – what makes a story work

SUN PM: (Maisie) Editing: How to self-edit your children’s book

Inclusive of the following:

  • Conference Ambassador Welcome
  • Conference Host for arrival and departure briefing, plus on hand throughout the day
  • Unlimited freshly brewed self-service tea, coffee and speciality beverages
  • Arrival with biscuits, mid-morning cookies and afternoon with cakes
  • 2 course restaurant lunch
  • Bottled water in meeting room
  • Sweetie and Nut Station to boost your concentration
  • Free internet access in all meeting room and Complimentary Wi-Fi in all hotel public areas
  • Stationery Tool Box, Stationery holder containing Mercure Pads, Pencils and Name Cards


Workshop Leaders:

Maisie Chan and Tita Berredo.
Guest: Lina Langlee.

Maisie Chan is a Birmingham-Born author who lives in Glasgow. She has been published by Penguin and Hachette. She has taught creative writing at Arvon and for Writing West Midlands. She is a mentor and runs the Glasgow Children’s Writers Group and Bubble Tea (a facebook group for East Asian writers in the UK). She is represented by Alice Sutherland-Hawes at Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV and Film Agency.


Tita Berredo is a children’s writer and illustrator born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She has a Masters degree in Children’s Literature and Illustration from Goldsmiths University of London. Tita works as a freelance illustrator in Glasgow and is represented by Fairbank Literary Representation.


Lina is originally from Sweden but moved to Scotland in 2008 to pursue a joint degree in Business & Management / Comparative Literature at the University of Glasgow. After graduating with a First, she went on to a Masters in Publishing Studies for which she earned a Distinction and was awarded two prizes: one for her dissertation on transmedia, and one for her publishing project.

Before joining the Kate Nash Literary Agency, Lina worked within Rights at Canongate Books, and Publicity at Black & White Publishing.

Lina is looking for commercial fiction with a lot of heart, crime books, and any genre of Young Adult fiction.

When Lina isn’t reading, she enjoys live music, wine, being outdoors, and cooking. She lives in Edinburgh with her partner and two cats, Björn and Benny.




Mercure Glasgow Hotel

Ingram Street
Glasgow, G1 1DQ
0141 441 1022

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2 full days (includes 1-2-1 for free), 1 full day Saturday, 1 full day Sunday, 1-2-1

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