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
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?
I’m not sure if this strange time had a proper beginning and I certainly can’t see its end. This week I haven’t wanted to be online much even though there has been an explosion of people offering online workshops, readings and classes. I’ve been slightly ill and still feel under the weather but I’m sure… Continue reading Corona Diary: Possibly Week 3 – but are you counting?
After a few years of not going to any regular writing events, other than the lovely Stanza I organise here in Trowbridge, I’m taking part in the 2019/20 Poetry Business Writing School which means I’ll be up in Sheffield several times a year for workshops and I’ve already begun reading for the course and completing… Continue reading A student again