with Jo Browning Wroe
Introduction to Creative writing .
In partnership with Cambridge Central Library the ACE foundation is running its 3rd 8 week creative writing course with author Jo Browning Wroe.
• Introduction to Creative writing.
• Week 1 - Less really is more- how restraint unleashes more powerful writing.
• Week 2 - Show dont tell - how to give your reader a satisfying experience.
• Week 3 - Whats the plot? - what makes a good story.
• Week 4 - Characters and characterisation .
• Week 5 - Dialogue - a sleight of hand.
• Week 6 - Creating indoor and outdoor settings that build our characters.
• Week 7 - Great openings.
• Week 8 - Redrafting.
About the Artist
Jo Browning Wroe is a graduate of UEA’s Masters Programme in Creative Writing. She writes for educational publishers in the UK and the US and has won awards in both countries. She is also working on her own novel for adults. She has taught creative writing workshops for 8 years, working with a wide range of participants, from teenagers no longer in education, to people in retirement writing about their lives to pass on to their grandchildren. She also helps to organise Cambridge Wordfest.
Dates & Times
The creative writing course is a 8 week course designed to introduce you to creative writing. It will run every Thursday afternoons for 2 hours from 3pm to 5pm from 6 September - 25 October.
Anyone with an interest in creative writing
Participants should be willing to share their writing in a supportive, positive environment
Please note that there are limited places on this course so we advice booking early to avoid disappointment.
Central Library, Grand Arcade, St Andrew's Street, Cambridge
An appropriate setting for such a course, the sessions will be run in meeting room 3 of Cambridge's central library.
For further information about the library facilities see their website: Cambridge Central Library.
Time & Date
Course: 3.00 - 5.00pm every Thursday afternoon from 6 September - 25 October
The Grand Arcade car park is situated within the same building as the library. For rates see their website.
The central bus stop at drummer street is approximately a 10 minute walk from the library entrance. It is also possible to walk to the library from the train station.
Bookings can be made online via the button at the top of this page.
OR by downloading the following PDF form and sending to the following address with your card details or a cheque made payable to the The ACE Foundation.
OR You may book by phone on: 01223 845599
The closing date for applications is 31st August 2012.
Regrettably no refunds can be made with a week of the start of the course.
A 2% surcharge applies to amount paid by credit card. To avoid this charge please pay by cheque or debit card.