Virtual event via ZOOM: Monday 5 October - Friday 9 October - 10:00 - 12:00 [BST, UTC+1] each day.
Price: £40.00 for all five days.
Online booking subject to a 5% booking fee per ticket (capped at £5 per transaction)
Zoom Admission: Your Zoom details will be on your ticket attached to your booking confirmation email. Please ensure that you have access to Zoom and connect in good time to start the event promptly.
If you have always wanted to write but not sure where to start then why not join us for our creative writing course being held over five weekday mornings during the Festival.
Run by Rachel Marsh of the University of Surrey, each lesson will focus on a different aspect of the writing process. The classes will be held via Zoom but will be practical and interactive. Each class is a mixture of lecture, discussion, and applied writing. The course is opened to all levels, meaning that each session can be tailored to your own goals.
Monday: Introduction/Getting Started
Tuesday: Character Development
Wednesday: Writing Dialogue
Thursday: The Plot
Friday: Editing/Getting Published
Rachel Marsh has a PhD in creative writing from the University of Surrey, where she investigated satire as a form of socio-political discourse. Her creative work mixes the surreal and the political. Rachel is an Associate Lecturer with the Open University and lives in Scotland where she teaches classes in creative writing, literature, and English language. She is currently the writer-in-residence for the Braemar Creative Arts Festival, and her play Home Health will be produced in the US in 2021. Rachel has also been published as an academic and as a journalist.
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