Creative Writing & Literature

Creative Writing for the Terrified Taster Session

From: £20.00

WEDS, 19 October 2022


A taster session with writer David Wibberley who will help you start your creative writing journey.

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This taster session is for those who have always wanted to write and didn’t think they could or didn’t know where to start. This course will show you that you can and will help you start your writing journey through a series of practical exercises and insights from your experienced writing tutor. By the end of the session course participants will have created two short pieces of writing of their very own.

No experience is necessary.


About the Day

Creative Writing for the Terrified will run from 10am-1pm, with an interval for tea, coffee and cake.

10:00 Introductions
10:20 Why we write and the barriers we face
11:00 Exercise 1 – Brain dump
11:10 Tea/Coffee and informal discussion of Exercise 1
11:30 Exercise 2 – A short piece of creative writing
11:40 Discussion of Exercise 2
12:00 Exercise 3 Longer piece of creative writing
12:25 Discussion of Exercise 3
12:45 End of course discussion
Course critiques
13:00 Course ends

Essential Information

Please bring your favourite pen, a notebook and a reporter’s pad.

The workshop takes place in the Ground Floor Dining Room.  There is a flight of stairs from the main entrance with a stair lift.

Please note our cancellation policy.

Your Tutor

Your Tutor

David Wibberley

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David Wibberley is a writer, editor, educator and leadership coach. After a long career in the fire service David has had a successful second career in freelance writing and journalism, regularly writing for national and regional publications. David has over 30 years’ experience in adult education and is also a qualified secondary school teacher where he taught English and History to ‘A’ Level students.

David uses his lifetime experience to deliver accessible courses that are both enjoyable and rewarding.

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