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'See What I'm Saying?' : How poetry can improve your writing

Creative writing is both an artistic self-expression and a highly versatile, transferable skill in the workplace.

Poetry, as a craft, is engaged with high quality attention to detail. If you can write poetry, you can write anything.

Even to those who are timid of poetry, it will refine both your writing and editing skills which is applicable to every written piece of work.

Join me as we investigate the power of imagery, how this can be applied to any of your writing projects, and develop your skills in crafting a world, with language.

Extra information

Bring an A4 pad, pens, and a notebook.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
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 an Irish writer with a special interest in poetry.

I believe that engaging with poetry has the ability to improve overall writing skills.
I am also interested in the essay, as a form. I pay particular attention to the fragmented essay.

I am passionate about guiding others on their writing journey.
In my classes I will alter my material to best suit you, to best improve your writing abilities.

I am looking forward to working with you!

Education

BA in English with first class honours from University College Cork, Ireland.

MA in Writing Poetry with Distinction from Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

Experience / Qualifications

I have lead many child focused creative writing workshops.
I have also led writing workshops with well-advanced writers.
Do you struggle with grammar? Do your sentences sound clunky? Sentence Diagramming is a visual way to learn and understand sentence structure. It is an engaging exercise that will improve your writing ten-fold. Sentence diagramming is a useful skill for those who engage with formal writing regularly. Sentence diagramming is also beneficial to creative writers! Deepening your understanding of the sentence allows the creative writer to better interact with their art form.
What is a fragmented essay? What is the purpose of the fragmented essay? How can it inform my formal writing? The essay is an often misunderstood literary form. Essays are perceived to be tedious vehicles of information delivery. Too often essay writers will remain in a stiff tone, making the work unpleasant to read. Essays can, and should, be a fun read. Break your expectations of this form with the fragmented essay!

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