“What a terrific workshop! I am urban planner and do not – rather did not – write. So, I was surprised by how much I enjoyed myself at the weekend. This is what I thought (in a website-quotey way):
This was my first experience of a writing workshop and as a complete beginner I was a bit apprehensive about signing up. But I was persuaded on the recommendation of a good friend who had attended previous workshops. I am so glad I let myself be persuaded.
I learnt about memoir writing and more specifically personal essay form and style. I discovered the joy of writing freely and heard some practical advice on various prompts and practical ways to get writing.
The instructor created a safe and relaxed environment in which to share our writing and I found the workshop instructive and enlightening. But I also found it altogether uplifting, which was a delightful surprise.”