This course aims to help you develop your poetry by exploring how new poems can emerge from existing ones. Poems ‘after’ Poems welcomes both new and experienced poets to develop their craft within a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
A course for new and more experienced writers on the art of memoir/life-writing/the writing of recollection at short or book length. Participants will learn techniques to access and shape their own stories.
For writers with ideas and some experience, looking for some dedicated time to progress a longer prose project in a supportive and friendly environment. Workshops and one-to-one tutorials as well as clear writing time will help you move your novel forward.
Robert Frost said: “It begins in delight and ends in wisdom.” In this course we will delight in the variousness of the figures that poems make by exploring a wide variety of styles, forms, writing processes and techniques.
This course is suitable for writers arriving with a blank page as well as those bringing a project they have already started work on. Whether you are interested in writing a novel or a short story, this course is for you.