Myfanwy is a prize winning short fiction writer. She has written and taught creative fiction writing from historical fiction, romance and poetry to How to use words effectively' themed workshops for over thirteen years. The primary aim of all her workshops is to provide the opportunity for aspiring writers to achieve their creative objectives and aspirations.
Her approach to coaching writing is a practical one. Myfanwy's method is aimed at providing aspiring writers with the opportunity to practise, and experiment with the range of skills that are appropriate to the type of fiction or creative writing that they would like to master. To achieve this she uses structured activities and tasks, which provide a framework for them to progress towards their own goals.
She has written commissioned articles on the craft of writing and has had over 120 stories published in the UK and Australia including historical and romantic fiction. Myfanwy has also had stories broadcast by the BBC and is currently features editor for the Historical Novels Review: www.historicalnovelsociety.organd the author of'Historical Fiction Writing - A practical guide and tool-kit'written with the generous assistance of Bernard Knight (author) and 50 other contributors from the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand
Next Workshop - Saturday the 1st of March, 2014
Ten Top Tips for Writing for Short Story Competitions
See: The War to End All Wars - Historical short story competition details on the 'Useful Links' page
"Description: If you're thinking of entering our short story competition, don't miss this fantastic workshop, in which local author and storywriting guru Myfanwy Cook shares her secrets for successful competition writing. Cost: Free, Bookings: Bookings required as places are limited and the workshop is likely to be very popular!" Organiser: Tavistock Library Partner: Myfanwy Cook - See more at: http://www.devon.gov.uk/index/cultureheritage/libraries/yourlocallibrary/west_devon_libraries/tavistock_library/events_at_tavistock.htm#sthash.zRtX2hXj.dpuf