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Dark Angels Creative Writing Course

Fantastic opportunity for experienced or budding writers to join this one day workshop - only three places left!

Published on Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

From John Simmons, Stuart Delves and Jamie Jauncey came something beautiful and new. A safe space for business writers and communications professionals to go deep. To bring their true selves to the page. And to become better writers.

Dark Angels has run creative business writing workshops for over 10 years, delivering courses in inspirational places such as Scotland, Andalucia and New Zealand.

We're really excited to be hosting their first open course in Bristol specially for Bristol Media members. This one-day Dark Angels workshop is an opportunity for communications professionals and word lovers to play with more creative approaches to business writing. You’ll explore how to use language for powerful human connections, how to tell stories with impact, and how to find and sustain an authentic and engaging tone of voice for any brand or project. The Dark Angels approach is hands on, practical and fun. You’ll boost your creative confidence and learn new skills that will help you communicate more effectively.

Course Tutors:

John Simmons

John is an independent writer and brand consultant, formerly a director of Interbrand and Newell and Sorrell. His many books include We, Me, Them & It, The Invisible Grail and Dark Angels (the Dark Angels trilogy) as well as books on Starbucks and Innocent. With Jamie Jauncey, he co-wrote Room 121: a masterclass in writing and communication in business. His fiction includes The Angel of the Stories, Keeping Mum (the Dark Angels collective novel) and Leaves, his novel published in 2015. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Falmouth University for services to the creative industries. He is a founder director of 26, a writer's collective.

Neil Baker

Neil is a writer and communications consultant with 25 years’ experience of helping people tell their stories, share ideas and make connections. A D&AD pencil holder, he has won numerous other awards for his work with brands. His clients range from global consulting firms to small, grassroots charities. He is an Associate Poet with Canterbury’s Wise Words Festival and a board member of writers’ organisation 26. Neil also runs workshops in creativity and wellbeing through writing.

'Dark Angels writing courses have transformed my attitude to writing. I now write with confidence and from the heart, and on the odd occasion, have even dared to describe myself – as a writer.' Jon Waring, 3Sixty

When, where and how much?

This workshop for Bristol Media members only will take place on Thursday 24th May from 0930-1700 in the Sir Marc Brunel room at the SS Great Britain and includes lunch.  We are super grateful to our friends at the SS Great Britain for helping to make this happen, and including a tour of the great ship for added inspiration!  Places are strictly limited to ten and cost £395+VAT. To secure your place email