Increase members’ knowledge so that what they write will please them and their audience.
Take members through some of the basic tools needed to write.
Teach members how to evaluate and improve their writing skills.
How the group works:- The U3A on-line Creative Writing Course is used as a guide to the structure of these sessions Monthly units range from planning, characterisation, dialogue, beginnings, endings and flashbacks, evaluating work, notes, diaries and letters, using imagination, times and settings, premise, styles of writing, research, expanding writing skills through ideas, themes, body language and conclusion
When and where we meet: 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm on the 1st Wednesday of the month in Southwell
You can find examples of group members' creative writing here
Examples of some of the Group Leader's session ideas are immediately below