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Mindfulness and Creative Writing

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.Penzance, United Kingdom

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Experience hosted by Linda

2 hours
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Mindfulness and Creative Writing.
You will enjoy a Creative Writing workshop, given as a 2 hr session, whilst also practising aspects of mindfulness. Using focal points such as body awareness, gravity, ambience and the senses you will do many writing exercises, learning helpful techniques and producing various short texts.
There is no criteria other than a willingness to open up one's writing; the sessions are designed that people of varying writing experience can participate.
From £25
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Linda

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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Linda Cleary is a British born/Irish heritage Literary Arts Consultant and writer with a theatre background and Diploma in LAMDA Speech and Drama, a Diploma in Recreational Studies from Manchester Metropolitan (specialisation Creative Writing) and a HND in Theatre Studies. She is Director of the Free Writers Centre www.freewriterscentre.org chiefly offering live and online Creative Writing courses, writing holidays and literary events as well as editing and mentoring to writers. She is also Publishing Arm & Literary Arts Coordinator for the Hypatia Trust and works in Adult Education. When she's not doing all things literary she enjoys films, galleries, yoga, vegan food and wild walks.
Linda Cleary is a British born/Irish heritage Literary Arts Consultant and writer with a theatre background and Diploma in LAMDA Speech and Drama, a Diploma in Recreational Studies from Manchester Metropolitan (specialisation Creative Writing) and a HND in Theatre Studies. She is Director of the Free Writers Centre www.freewriterscentre.org chiefly offering live and online Creative Writing courses, writing holidays and literary events as well as editing and mentoring to writers. She is also Publ…
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Where you'll be

Hypatia Trust, 54 Chapel St, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4AE. A wonderful space for writing in an old Regent building on this historic street with various galleries and artisan shops and just a skip from the sea, town and parks

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Hilary
August 2019
This short course was a great introduction to the use of Mindfulness concepts coupled with sound knowledge of useful techniques to inspire creative writing.
Steph
August 2019
A very interesting and informative meeting. The two hours passed very quickly and Linda explains her subjects in such a way that understanding is made easier for a beginner in writing.
Janet
September 2019
Beyond my expectations - do not skip this workshop! Linda is a wonderful, patient and sensitive teacher. The facility was perfect.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

You can add this experience to your visit to Penzance and Cornwall and enjoy a fuller feeling of integrating within and without yourself, enriching your stay here and boosting your creative writing skills. Just bring yourself and something to write with!

What to bring

Pens, paper, laptops or whatever you wish to write with!