Writing - with Maxine Linnell

Ref: C2345596

This workshop is a supportive process to help you to develop your writing, using exercises and feedback. We'll experiment with short fiction, poetry and memoir, and play with ideas and methods of writing. You'll be around other people who love books and writing, and learn from a range of experiences.

Course aim

This course will help you to develop your writing, with feedback and writing exercises. You will try out different genres and aspects of writing, including memoir, fiction and poetry.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • give and receive constructive feedback
  • plan a short story
  • plan a poem
  • choose an area from your life to write about, and make the writing come alive.
  • write a poem and a short piece of fiction

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Bring paper and pen to each session.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Writing - with Maxine Linnell

Is this course right for me? Request more information

This course is not available for online enrolment.


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Visa Credit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Debit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Electron payments supported by RBS WorldPay Mastercard payments supported by RBS WorldPay Maestro payments supported by RBS WorldPay JCB payments supported by RBS WorldPay Solo payments supported by RBS WorldPay
RBS WorldPay Payments Processing