WordWeavers – Creative Writing

WordWeavers are writing workshops and classes run by Josephine Corcoran.  These are interactive, participatory workshops for anyone interested in reading and writing poetry and short fiction.  All materials, other than pens and notebooks, will be provided.  Sessions will centre on the reading and informal discussions of a wide range of, mainly, contemporary texts and a … Continue reading WordWeavers – Creative Writing

Writing Flash-Fiction Workshop at Trowbridge Museum, 16th May, 2012

This post outlines all the writing prompts and exercises used in my two-hour writing workshop.  You might find it useful if you run writing workshops yourself  (I have included all credits, where possible, so please acknowledge this blog if appropriate).  You might like to use the exercises as writing prompts for your own writing or, … Continue reading Writing Flash-Fiction Workshop at Trowbridge Museum, 16th May, 2012

Why bother with Creative Writing workshops and courses?

Anyone who’s attended a Creative Writing class or workshop, or who has studied Creative Writing at any level, will have been asked the following question at least once: “Can you teach/be taught Creative Writing?” Here’s what I say in response: It isn’t so much about teaching as about being immersed in a writing community for … Continue reading Why bother with Creative Writing workshops and courses?