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Creative Writing Workshop – Poetry, Memoirs, and Memory – GI 23 163 (Online)

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8 April 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST

Tutor: Stella Stocker

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Date: 8 April 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
No Session On:
6 May
Cost:
£87.50 – £106.50
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Sorry, this course has been cancelled.

Enjoy writing poetry, avoiding the mystique that sometimes inhibits people! Poetry is a vehicle for feelings, narrative and above all, imagery, and music.  Memory is an important facet of both memoirs and, often, poetry. We will consider examples of published poetry and memoir extracts. Reading and discussion of your work in a friendly, constructive setting, with some writing projects.

Please bring a pen and a notepad.

Suitable for all levels – beginners are welcome.

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About the Speaker

Stella Stocker

Stella has taught creative writing since 1982, for the Guildford Institute, the University of Surrey, the WEA, and various other bodies, including Richmond Adult and Community College at accredited level and writing for pleasure. Her classes emphasise individual development and the channelling of writing ability. She includes all forms of writing, short stories, novels, poetry, memoirs, travel writing and plays. Stella's courses are for all levels, and beginners are always welcome. Various aspects of writing are included, e.g. shaping short stories, beginning a novel, dialogue, creating characters, writing modern poetry, creating atmosphere. Imagination and craftsmanship are both important. A significant amount of time is spent in reading and discussing members' work in friendly and constructive atmosphere. There are writing projects and reference to the effectiveness of published works.

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