Writing Your Story

11th July 2024 10:00am

Kirkgate Centre

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Writing your story. Practical tips for writing real lives and fiction

Five-week writing course, £70

Do you have a tale to tell? Stories from your own life or a friend or relative. Or an idea for a thriller, romance or historical novel.

Would you like to know how to bring those stories to life?

Jacqui Currie MA, is a Cockermouth-based Lecturer in Creative Writing for the Open University with her own writing businesswww.tellingyourtale.co.uk. Jacqui will run a series of classes full of practical tips and techniques to help you find a place to begin your story, or to shape what you have already started.

“Jacqui’s writing workshopshave been excellent in developing my confidence to write my memoirs. Her well-structured sessions have covered some of the essential aspects to writing and her effective, facilitating style of delivery helped put myself and the others on the course at ease. I have thoroughly enjoyed the interactive sessions, learned a lot about improving my writing, and the course has given me the essential confidenceand motivation to write more.” – Tony

The classes will help you to write either fact or fiction. They will also complement The Kirkgate’s In My Shoes project which aims to share and celebrate West Cumbria’s diverse culture and heritage. The classes will help anyone who is unearthing local and personal history to record it for generations to come.

Classes will be held weekly running from 10am to 12 starting from Thursday 11 July 2024 The classes will be structured in a block of five sessions costing £70 for the block.

To book your place, visit our Products section:https://thekirkgate.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/products/regular

Just bring yourselves, your notebook or a laptop.

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