CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS
I was born into a literary family and spent my childhood devouring books. Unsurprisingly, I wanted to be a writer from a very early age. However, I managed to convince myself that I couldn’t write – without properly trying, I should add – until 2008, when I attended a creative writing workshop in Cambridge and realised I had ideas worth writing about. Had it not been for the workshop and the kind, safe space it offered, I wouldn't have got started with my first novel. I have written four novels and I've fully embraced my vocation since.
I am keen to help aspiring writers getting started as well, with creative writing workshops built around a set of fun, short exercises, short enough to silence the inner critical voice and spur students on, followed by constructive feedback and open discussion.
I mentor aspiring writers face-to-face and on Skype and I have led six-week creative writing courses, as well as workshops, with Cambridge Community Arts (CCA) and the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA). I am currently running bi-monthly workshops in central Cambridge.
7.30pm - 9.30pm
Every first and third Wednesday of the month
Scott's, 111-113 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 2AZ
Price per workshop: £30
Minimum of students: 3, maximum of students: 8