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Releasing that hidden novel - the fundamentals of and tricks within creative writing

I am a published prize-winning novelist with an MA in Creative Writing. I remember the desire I had to start writing but the trepidation I felt to put words on the page. I am honest, approachable and I will make a huge difference to your writing without throwing you in at the deep end.

My teaching is for those of you that want to kick-start your desire to write or to reappraise or polish projects that you have been working on. We'll go through the fundamentals but I'll also give you some tips of the trade that I have learned over time.
I will also feedback on your work.

I have experience of regularly presenting sessions on writing in schools (to all ages).

Extra information

The course is online so you need a laptop and access to the internet.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:

Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I am a first class writer and tutor with experience of teaching all ages from primary children to older adults.

I am a published and prize-winning author of fiction and non-fiction.

In addition to my writing and tutoring I have over twenty years experience as policy, research and campaigns professional in the voluntary and community sector with proven experience of achieving change at national, regional and local level.

I believe passionately in widening opportunities and making the joy of creative writing something that everyone can enjoy - whatever their background.

Education

City University London
MA, Creative Writing - winner of PFD prize for novel writing

London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc, British Politics

The University of Manchester
BA (Econ), Politics Economics Government: II-1

Experience / Qualifications

Creative writing tutor for underrepresented writers – Spread the Word – Part time (evenings and weekends)

I tutor winners 0f the London Writers Awards in various subjects in regard to their writing. I also facilitate the Young Adults writers peer review group.

Visiting writer to primary and secondary schools cross London – part time

I visit schools to talk to students about improving their writing and having the confidence to put their ideas into words.

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