Day School: Creative Writing - Finding Your Voice

Ref: C3747140

Are you interested in creative writing as a tool for well being? Perhaps you already work with creative writing in this context or have often considered writing therapeutically or to develop memoirs. We will explore forms of writing directly about experience, expressing feelings and 'stream of consciousness' - free writing. We will look at different ways of writing about life experience, memory, incidents and small details that illustrate a narrative. We will do a short writing project and writing in progress is welcome.

Course aim

To explore creative writing as therapy or personal memoir with a view to developing the skills

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:

  • develop my writing skills
  • increase enjoyment of writing
  • consider different ways of describing experiences
  • develop methods of utilising experiences in creative writing

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

The only requirement is an interest in enjoying and developing creative writing, You are invited to bring work in progress for feedback

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Day School: Creative Writing - Finding Your Voice

Enrolment Conditions

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

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