Creative Writing for Beginners

Creative writing is therapeutic, relaxing and good for us, it enhances well-being and boosts self-confidence. Find out how music, location, colours, song, essential oils the weather and the seasons can be used as creative prompts for writing. Whether you’ve never written anything but shopping lists before, or whether you’ve been a secret scribbler for years, escape to Denman and take time out to experience the gentle joys of creative expressive writing and find your own unique inner creative voice.

You could begin a journal, a short story, a memoir or a novel. You might want to try your hand at feature writing or script writing, rediscover the gentle art of letter writing, become a diarist or explore your poetic self. So many genres of creative writing, and each one is a different skill. But which are best suited to your personality, your interests and your lifestyle? Find out as you learn the inside story and discover exactly what each genre involves. Try out some pieces of guided writing and share your work with a small supportive group of like-minded people; nurture your writerly talents and see how they’ll blossom.

This course is relaxed and friendly, men and women are both equally welcome and it is suitable for everyone, especially those with no experience of creative writing.

Price includes a comfortable ensuite room with tea/coffee making facilities and varied menus offering a selection of delicious meals, including buffet style cooked breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, tea in the afternoon, and a three course evening dinner with coffee/tea