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Creative Writing Workshop in Penzance

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 4 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

Creative Writing workshop - Descriptive Text, Imagery & the Senses

You will enjoy a Creative Writing workshop, given as a 2 hr session extract from a course, and learn various techniques and exercises to open up and improve writing skills.

In the session you will do many exercises to create texts and narratives to given themes and word counts as well as free writing.

Depending on the focus of the session on the day you can expect to work on one of the following:

Working with descriptive texts
Metaphor and imagery
Building characters
Working on the senses

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 and each draw their individual benefits.

Other Creative Writing workshops plus 1-1 writing & mentoring experiences available. Also other dates available. Please ask for details.
Creative Writing workshop - Descriptive Text, Imagery & the Senses

You will enjoy a Creative Writing workshop, given as a 2 hr session extract from a course, and learn various techniques and exercises to open up and improve writing skills.

In the session you will do many exercises to create texts and narratives to given themes and word counts as well as free writing.

Depending on the focus of the session on the…
From £25
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Linda

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 4 Reviews
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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 4 reviews.

Jo
August 2019
I was amazed by how much Linda fitted into the 2 hour workshop. I thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt so much. Thank you Linda
Zara
August 2019
I had an absolutely brilliant time. I couldn’t believe how much I learnt in only a few hours. Linda really listened and gave positive advice and suggestions which were very welcome. I would highly recommend this experience and wouldn’t hesitate to book another with her.
I had an absolutely brilliant time. I couldn’t believe how much I learnt in only a few hours. Linda really listened and gave positive advice and suggestions which were very welcome…
Janet
July 2019
Fantastic experience! In such a short space of time I learnt so much, if you only have time for one writing course make it this one. only a longer course could be better! Thank you. longer. I
Anna
September 2019
I had a very enjoyable experience, learned a lot, and Linda was very knowledgeable and helpful.

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 Creative Writing experience to your visit to Penzance and Cornwall and enjoy meeting local writers as well as 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!