AN INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING
Máire Fisher, writer
Writing can seem hard, yet a scene can be written in less than forty-five minutes; a character’s thoughts can be revealed simply by asking one question . A poem or a piece of music can trigger thoughts that send one’s pen leaping across the page . This course will touch on some of the basics of story writing and even memoir . A series of exercises, tools, tips and techniques will encourage participants to shut down the inner critic that says ‘don’t give up your day job’ . Participants will discover that writing can take them on unexpected journeys filled with surprise, spontaneity and the possibility of new beginnings, new stories . This course is designed for beginner writers, for those who wish to kick-start their writing, and, indeed, for anyone who would like to write in a supportive space.
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