Rebecca Burns is an experienced leader of creative writing workshops and has mentored developing writers, helping them reach their potential. She has also judged several short story competitions, including Leicester Writes.

Recent Workshops/Mentoring Schemes Rebecca has taught:

Workshops
Comma Press – Short Story Workshop, 2019
A six month course exploring the structure and techniques of writing short stories.

Mentoring
Middle Way Mentoring Programme, 2018-2019
This programme, funded by the Arts Council, supports developing Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) writers based in the Midlands.

Judging
Chair of Judges – Leicester Writes Short Story Competition, 2018 & 2019
Leicester Writes is a prestigious Short Story Competition, open to international and local authors.

Short Story Mentoring Scheme Package:
– 1000 word appraisal on up to 3 short stories (word count of stories to comprise 6000 words max)
– 2 x 1 hour Skype calls to discuss report and suggested edits
– 500 word final appraisal following Skype calls to discuss edits
Dates tailored to suit writer and fit with diaries

Fee: £250

Workshop Packages
– Short Story workshops delivered
– These can be tailored to fit the size of the group and the requirements of the workshop organiser

Get in touch to discuss further

Get in touch via the “Contact Rebecca” page.