Creative Writing Workshops

Writing workshops can be run as a once off event or as a series of lessons over the course of a term.

Workshops are suitable for ages 7 to 107.

Tell Me a Story:
How do you create the perfect short story? We will explore character, setting, dialogue and rules of writing to form a short story to be read aloud. Work on writing and public speaking techniques to present a tale for a specific audience.

Paint me Poetic:
We learn the language techniques that make a beautiful poem, before stenciling them onto canvasses and using paint to make a beautiful gift for a loved one, or a decoration for your home. From ode to haiku, sonnet to limerick, create a stunning poetic keepsake.

Stop the Press!
Join a published journalist and discover the method of newswriting, presenting and interviewing. Film a television live cross from the news desk, make a digital magazine, or create a radio broadcast.

Play With Words:
We will explore the layout and techniques of writing for the stage. Create three-dimensional characters, give them dynamic dialogue and set your scene. In groups, we will write, direct, cast and perform a play in a day.

When Do I Start?:
Learn to write a cover letter and resume for a job in industries like customer service, trades and hospitality. Develop the skills to construct the skeleton of a great cover letter that you can use to apply for any job. We will deconstruct job advertisements to discover the keywords to address in an application, and brainstorm strategies for following up on an application and preparing for an
interview.

Easy Essaying:
If you’re struggling to get the grades, or you’re entering university after a long break from study, this tutorial in essay writing is for you. Learn essay essentials, such as structure, topic sentences, tone, language techniques, analysis, purpose, quotes and referencing.

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