You’re flummoxed by cryptic crosswords. Even just glancing at one makes you feel stupid. Your grandparents run circles around you, solving the weekend cryptic insanely fast. How do they even … ?! Your parents look at you askance. Life is miserable.
The solution? My fun, light-hearted 3–hour class on the mysteries of cryptic crosswords — perfect for beginners. AND you get a free signed copy of my book, Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies.
tWith this class under your belt, you will be able to join in the family cryptic crossword solving efforts, no longer bewildered and left behind. One of the gang. Your parents will be so proud. Plus, you know, signed book, met the author … definite bragging rights, right there.
Venue: Weston Creek Community Centre, Meeting Room 2
Date: Saturday 29 August
Time: 1–4 pm, with a break for afternoon tea
Cost: $50 (+ booking fees + GST = $58.99)
You will learn the basic anatomy of cryptic crosswords and clues, and all the main forms of wordplay used in cryptic clues. Examples from my own work and the Gemini Cryptic Crossword from the Canberra Times will be used.
Afternoon tea, tea and coffee will be provided.