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Beginner Creative Writing Teachers and Beginner Creative Writing Lessons

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William

William

Creative Writing, Acting / Drama
Bachelors: Classic BA Hons, 1st Class (Litterae Humaniores) (1993)
times we need to go back to basics: the hard graft of shaping stories, the craft of structuring, paragraphs, sentences, exploring language and even basic grammar and punctuation. I've studied (and critiqued) writing teachers of all sorts, Joseph Campbell's Hero theories and Christopher Brooker's Seven Basic Plots. I've taken Arvon Creative writing workshops, worked with Robert McKee, Ken Campbell and Philippe Gaulier. And I've been writing for more than twenty years, from comic sketches at...

Chris

Dorking
Creative Writing, Acting / Drama
PGCE: PGCE (1974)
children, Roz studying History at London University, and David studying at a college for students with autism and learning difficulties. Before going into television writing and directing I was an English and Drama teacher for 10 years, latterly as Head of Department. I help people learn through motivating them and building their confidence. I aim to make learning thorough, clear, enjoyable and inspirational, and to make obscure things interesting, complex things simple, and dull things...
Gary

Gary

Norwich
Creative Writing
Masters: Modern Poetry (1988)
have taught creative writing for Norfolk Adult Education for four years, as well as giving lessons one-to-one. Firat University, Elazig, Turkey: Jan-Sep 1989 Kings St School, 47 Shepherd's Bush Green, London W12: Nov 1989-Sep 1990 Oxford County Council, tutor pool: Jan 1991-Nov 1992 Volunteer teacher, Charing X Centre, St John Maddermarket, Norwich, May-Aug 2006 The English Experience School of English, Upper St Giles, Norwich (intensive English training in Hethersett and at the Norwich school: guided...
Jude

Jude

PGCE: English and Drama (1978)
all aspects of drama - from workshops, voice classes, audition preparation, examination work, presentation skills, expressive drama, verse speaking - to a wide range of ages and ability levels for many years. I have taught Creative Writing classes to adults of varying levels and interests. My approach is always friendly, informal yet structured. I run group creative writing sessions as well as one to one drama and voice classes and one to one creative writing...
Faith

Faith

Barnsley
Creative Writing, Acting / Drama
PGCE: Qualified drama teacher (2008)
always bringing new and exciting ways to learn.I am a director, producer and playwright, these are my passions which I love to share with like minded people. I always begin my tutoring with some focusing exercises and brief overview with what we are doing. Everything is done on handout to you can take the information learnt from the session, usually with some excersises to try away from the session. I am very relaxed in manor...

Linda

Amersham
Creative Writing
Bachelors: Sociology (1988)
local press. I have seventeen years experience teaching creative writing for art's sake and also for exams. (I teach writing for 11+ 13+ and GCSE) The price I quote here is for Adult creative writing only. I regularly work with people with special needs, especially those with dyslexia, dyspraxia and autistic spectrum conditions. I am conscientious and like to help my students with their learning above and beyond the basic requirements. I am kind, but...
Amanda

Amanda

Hackney
Cooking, Creative Writing, Painting, Drawing
Masters: English Lit and Lang - High Pass (2010)
to be supportive and receptive, engaging with interest and personal attention to each student's development, with an ease to adapt to differing needs and learning styles. I invest time planning sessions and conduct them in a thoughtful and patient manner, thereby enabling confidence to grow and the grasp of skills and concepts to be developed. I feel particularly well qualified to help students with dyslexia and dyspraxia. I enjoy helping students to realise the creative...

Zaynab

Leicester
Beauty / Make-up, Creative Writing, Photography, Calligraphy / Handwriting
Other: Henna Course (2010)
for 16 years and I have been asked by many people if I offer lessons. I do indeed now and I am hoping to be able to help people with art-related subjects such as henna, painting, calligraphy and photography. 16 years in the field for henna and classes a couple of times a year for the past 5 years. I am hoping to teach at the home of the student using artificial hand templates to...
Matt

Matt

Masters: MA in Creative and Life Writing (Distinction) (2013)
the Troubadour, Keats House and the Essex Poetry festival, and given readings, talks and workshops at the likes of Bath Spa University, the University of Central Lancaster and Goldsmiths College, University of London. I have over ten years' teaching experience and my teaching was appraised as 'outstanding' in a recent observation at South Thames College. I believe it is my job to make sure students leave a lesson or class with several pieces of new...

Polly

Leicester
Creative Writing
Masters: English Literature (1998)
is vital - because I run Short Fuse a huge part of the writing workshops I've devised revolves around encouraging writers to share their work - eventually, hopefully, on a public platform. I encourage students to submit work to bodies like Short Fuse, but prior to this, work hard at getting people to feel comfortable enough to share work with their peers. Feedback is constructively critical and warm - writers advise one another about how...

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