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Creative Writing Workshops in Libraries

This spring we’ll be hosting creative writing workshops in libraries across Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland. Are you curious about writing, but have never put pen to paper before? Or maybe you’re already a writer but you want to develop your craft and build your writing skills?

These creative writing courses will be delivered by award-winning professional writers, including Laura FishDavid MarkCarina Rodney and Matt Wesolowski. Over six weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to explore writing across forms and learn to access your creative side.

Creative Writing Workshops at Newcastle City Library

This six-week course delivered by writer and lecturer Laura Fish will help you access your creativity and get words on paper.

Across six weeks of 90-minute workshops you’ll explore a range of techniques. The workshops will focus on experimentation and self-expression and the writing created can be in any form or genre.

Start date: 14 February 2023
Duration: 6 weeks
Price: £35, plus booking fee

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Creative Writing Workshops at Blyth Library

This spring, bestselling novelist Matt Wesolowski will be leading a creative writing course at Blyth Library.

Over six weeks, Matt will guide you through the techniques he uses in his novels and how you can utilise them in your own writing.

Start date: 28 February 2023
Duration: 6 weeks
Price: £35, plus booking fee

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Creative Writing Workshops at Prudhoe Library

This six-week course, delivered by author of the DS McAvoy series David Mark will help you access your creativity and get words on paper.

Across six weeks of 90-minute workshops you’ll have a chance to try your hand at a range of forms, covering short stories, free-writing, flash fiction, poetry and prose, and long-form fiction.

Start date: 1 March 2023
Duration: 6 weeks
Price: £35, plus booking fee

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Creative Writing Workshops at Whitley Bay Library

This six-week course delivered by award-winning writer Carina Rodney will help you access your creativity and get words on paper.

Across six weeks of 90-minute workshops you’ll have a chance to work on new ideas or build on an existing work in progress.

Start date: 18 April 2023
Duration: 6 weeks
Price: £35, plus booking fee

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