Life Writing Fact To Fiction

A mixture of writing exercises to inspire and reading and discussion to develop ciritcal and evaluative skills.

Who is this course for

This course is suitable for beginners who want to kick-start their writing practice, and for more advanced writers who are looking for inspiration to begin fresh work. An open mind, curiosity and playful attitude are an advantage.

What does this course cover

For life-writers who'd like more freedom to stretch the truth, or fiction writers who want to enrich their work through their own life experience and observations. Split over two full days, you will be encouraged to tell your story through exercises designed to inspire, and to develop your appreciation of what makes for illuminating and satisfying writing through reading extracts and stories, and in discussion.

What will it be like

For life-writers who'd like more freedom to stretch the truth, or fiction writers who want to enrich their work through their own life experience and observations. Split over two full days, you will be encouraged to tell your story through exercises designed to inspire, and to develop your appreciation of what makes for illuminating and satisfying writing through reading extracts and stories, and in discussion. The sessions are classroom based, but weather permitting we may work in the gardens in Queens Square for short periods.

What this course could lead to

To begin at least one new piece of fiction, and to inspire you to keep writing in your everyday life.

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I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact Jackie Wamatha.

Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’