With a focus on commercial fiction, this workshop with bestselling author Kate Frost will be visual, creative and practical. Discover techniques to bring setting to life and learn how it can be central to the story, while understanding the importance the location has in writing and selling novels.
Kate Frost is the author of bestselling romantic escape novels including One Greek Summer, An Italian Dream, The Baobab Beach Retreat, The Amsterdam Affair, The Love Island Bookshop and The Greek Heart. She has a MA in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University, where she also taught lifewriting to creative writing undergraduates.
In 2021, Kate signed a six-book deal with Boldwood for a series of standalone romantic escape novels. The first book, One Greek Summer, was published in March 2022 and spent eight weeks in the Amazon UK Kindle Top 100. Her latest book, An Island in the Sun was published in February 2023.
Kate lives in Bristol with her husband and son. As well as being a successful hybrid author of fifteen novels, she’s also the Director of Storytale Festival, a children’s book festival that she co-founded in Bristol in 2019 with the ethos of making books accessible to all and encouraging children and teens to read, write and be creative. Kate feels incredibly lucky to spend her days writing and being immersed in books.