Short Course

 

Creative Writing for Fact or Fiction • Course 120
16 March - 18 May 2015 @ Helios Living Centre, London WC1, UK

WORKSHOP VENUE
Helios Living Centre
116 Judd Street
London WC1H 9PS
Date: 16 March to 18 May 2015, Mondays
Time: 6.30PM - 9.00PM

Level: Beginners to experienced writers

Tube: Kings Cross
Cost: £295 for 8 weeks' tuition. Drop in: £45 per session

THIS workshop has been devised to help you get your ideas and experiences down on the page. The course exercises can be used by novelists, short story writers, life-memoirists, playwrights or poets as an impetus for their work. If you have trouble creating new work, this course will help you to find stories in you that you didn't know were there.

This course will include:

   • seven 2.5 hour writing sessions (Weeks 1 - 7)

   • techniques to start writing and/or develop work-in-progress
   • a chance to initiate pieces or to expand a manuscript  
   • the opportunity to have writing done in the workshop read and discussed
   • Open Mic session (Week 8) for those who wish to share prepared work (voluntary)

LEVEL

The workshop will be conducted in a friendly, constructive atmosphere and is open to anyone with a desire to write, from beginners to experienced writers.

DROP-IN PARTICIPANTS
If you are unable to do the whole course or would like to try it, you can attend on a drop-in basis. The cost per session is £45. Please email or phone beforehand to ensure a place will be available. Drop-in sessions are payable in advance.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED
Bound notebook, pen & a spare. A clipboard is useful.

OPEN MIC NIGHT
Week 8 is Open Mic Night where you will have the opportunity to read prepared work. If you wish to participate as a reader in the showcase evening, you'll need to bring photocopies in order to give you the best feedback on your work. These copies will be returned to you to help in your rewrite. Word limit: 1300

COURSE DATES

The sessions are held on a Monday evening. The course dates are 16 March, 23 March, 30 March, 13 April, 20 April, 27 April, 11 May and 18 May.

EASTER BANK HOLIDAY & MAY DAY HOLIDAY
This is a 8-week course over a period of 10 weeks. There will be no class on Easter Monday, 6 April, and May Bank holiday, 4 May.

TO BOOK
By post: Enrolment will be confirmed on receipt of your £90 deposit. Payment in full is due by 9 March. Bank transfer: To pay by bank transfer, ring 020 7263 0669 for account details. Online: You can use the button below to pay the course fee via PayPal. By cheque: Cheques can be sent to us at this address. Course fee: £295 for 8 weeks' tuition. Drop in: £45 per session, pre-paid. For Terms & Conditions, click here.

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© 2005 Anne Aylor  
"We stayed at home to write, to consolidate our outstretched selves." Sylvia Plath