I’m running two more script and story workshops in Launceston before I make the big move east to Norfolk. Friday 4th and Friday 11th September, starting at 7.30pm in the Mary Magdalene Church Hall in Launceston. Email me jukeboxstory@gmail.com if you’d like to book a place.

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I’ve got two more dates for my Launceston screenwriting workshops. Each workshop is different, all levels of experience are welcome, and there is the opportunity to read and get feedback on your work if you’re interested in doing that. Details below: Friday 14 & Friday 21 August 7-9pm (more dates to follow) Tickets £10 / £8 concessions Venue: Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Tower Street, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8AU Email jukeboxstory@gmail.com to book a place

I’m going to keep running writing workshops in Launceston, Cornwall until mid September. Full of writing exercises and with the chance to read your work, if you want to. Are you interested in writing for TV, radio or theatre? Or just learning about how to plan a story? All levels welcome.

Tuesday 21 and Friday 31 July 7-9pm (more dates to follow)
Tickets £10 / £8 concessions
Venue: Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Tower Street, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8AU

Email jukeboxstory@gmail.com to book a place

Friday 3 July & Friday 10 July, 7pm – 9pm

Interested in writing for television, radio or theatre? Or learning more about the tools of storytelling and how to write good dialogue? This practical workshop by scriptwriter and comedian Stephen Keyworth aims to set you on the right track, whether you’re a beginner or someone with a few scripts under the belt.

Stephen has written plays for Radio 4 and the stage, as well as episodes of EastEnders, Casualty and Doctors. In 2011 he won Shine Pictures Big Idea prize, and worked on forthcoming film Breaking The Bank starring Kelsey Grammer. He is currently mentoring MA students at Central School of Speech and Drama, and worked for many years as a stand-up comedian.

Tickets £10 / £8 concessions
Venue: Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Tower Street, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8AU

Email jukeboxstory@gmail.com to book a place

Our flash fiction event at the North London Lit Fest last week went down a storm.

You can read the winning story, I Am What I Am, by Nick Black here.

Stephanie Gerra’s written about the experience on her blog, here.

Enjoy!

Jukebox Story are once again looking for stories inspired by pop songs for a special flash fiction show at the North London Literary Festival.  This time the theme is Identity, so choose a song and write an 200 word story.  Me, Myself & I, That’s Not My Name, Who Are You, The Great Pretender, My Name Is (Slim Shady), these are just a few of the possibilities.

The best stories will be performed at the festival on 3 April by hosts  Stephanie Gerra and Em Fleming.  The best story on the day as voted for by the audience wins a unique Jukebox Story USB mixtape and gets published on our website.

Stories must be no longer than 200 words and emailed as a word doc to jukeboxstory@gmail.com by 24 March.

Jukebox Story are once again looking for short stories inspired by pop songs for their October show at London’s Bloomsbury Festival.

This time the theme is Medicine and Revitalisation (one of the themes of the Bloomsbury Festival) so choose a song and write an 800 word story, and the best will be performed at The Harrison on 18 October by regular Jukebox Story hosts Steve Keyworth and Stephanie Gerra.

The winning story as voted for by the audience will receive a unique Jukebox Story USB mixtape and be published at http://www.jukeboxstory.com and on the Bloomsbury Festival website.  So get scribbling and send your story to jukeboxstory@gmail.com by 10 October.

Stories must be no longer than 800 words (but can be shorter).  They must be typed and double spaced, saved as a word document and emailed to jukeboxstory@gmail.com by 10 October 2013.  Remember to number pages and to include your name, email address and a phone number too.  Stories not adhering to these terms will not be considered.  Please note, if your story is successful, we like the writer to be there on the night to hear your story read, so if you are unable to attend Jukebox Story reserves the right to make last minute changes to the line-up.

Jukebox Story is a night of irreverent storytelling and comedy inspired by pop songs.  A mixtape of tall tales that take you to a time, a place, a hairstyle.  All this plus comedy, games music and prizes…

Jukebox Story challenge writers to write a short story to a pop-related theme – so far this has included the 1980s, Summer Hits, Love Songs, and Future Songs. The best submitted stories are performed by regular hosts Steve Keyworth and Stephanie Gerra, and the winning story as voted for by the audience receives the coveted Jukebox Story USB mixtape and is published at www.jukeboxstory.com (up to now they’ve been published at www.futureperfectwriters.com but we’re in the process of transferring them over).

The next show will be on 18 October at The Harrison as part of London’s Bloomsbury Festival.  More details and challenge to follow…