Creative workshops to suit most tastes and abilities will be included in the 2014 Otley Word Feast.

The sessions, a key part of this year's local celebration of the written and spoken word, will take place at a variety of venues on Saturday, March 29.

A Kickstart Your Writing breakfast discussion at The Bowling Green pub will start proceedings, and runs from 9.15am to 10.15am. Participation is free.

Subsequent workshops will include Find a Place to Start, with Glynis Charlton, at Otley Courthouse and Write a Novel in a Weekend? with James Wheatley, at Otley Core, both running from 10am to noon and priced £8.

Other sessions include:

*The Workshop of Sensory Delights with Suzanne McArdle, at Otley Courthouse

*Writing Children's Fiction with Pat Belford, also at the Courthouse

*How to Earn £10 in Ten Minutes, with Linda Lewis, at Otley Core

*and Committing the Perfect Murder, a crime writing workshop with Alison Taft at The Garden School.

Booking is essential as places are limited - for full details of times, venues and prices visit or .

Otley Word Feast, which runs this year from March 28 to March 30, is being supported by Otley Town Council, Leeds City Council, Leeds Inspired, The Co-operative Community Fund, Otley Library, Otley Courthouse and local businesses.