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Writing Workshops 2019

Here are just some of the topics on offer in 2019

Overcoming Self-Doubt & Procrastination

  • Annabel Smith, judge of the Newcastle Short Story Award

Understanding Story Structure

  • Laurel Cohn

Writing about Place

  • Mark Tredinnick

Speculative Fiction Writing

  • Marianne de  Pierres

Writing for Gaming

  • Leena van Deventer

Writing for Children

  • Jacqueline Harvey

Writing Family History


Creative Writing

(see below)

and much more


A valuable course where I have been pushed and have experimented in my writing techniques – Christy  


Supportive, challenging and fun – a balanced triptych for journeying through the writing landscape. – Alison


I’ve gained valuable tools to help me improve my writing and, to find my voice. – Christopher

Creative Writing Course. January 2019

Have you always wanted to write or been writing at home alone for years?

Do you want to write your life story or family history in an engaging way?

Do you enjoy words books and chatting with other storytellers?

Then join our Creative Writing course.

Learn the purpose of the first draft. Learn how to start and how to keep going. Enjoy writing about a range of subjects. Come along and meet new people and make new friends.

This course covers memoir, flash writing and the short story. We read published works by great writers and discuss them. There are writing exercises during the course. This course is for beginners or experienced writers as you work at your own skill level.

Note: You do not need a Paypal account to pay for our courses. Click the Add to Cart button and pay by credit card.

Your payment is your booking. We will contact you approximately one week prior to the workshop date to notify you of what you need to bring.

Creative Writing – Members price: $50

Creative Writing – Non-Members price: $70