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Write Minds : Writing Courses

Beginners Creative Writing Course

Write Minds is now offering a free Beginners Creative Writing Course in the heart of Ipswich. This class is for you if you’ve always fancied writing but don’t know where to start. Perhaps you are a secret writer but haven’t dared show anyone your work? In this class we explore what makes fiction work and how you can turn your ideas into reality.

Our groups are small and friendly and are run by Petra McQueen, a published writer with twenty-seven years teaching experience. She welcomes you to join her class no matter what your ability is and is looking forward to seeing you.

Running: 23rd April to 2nd July with a break for half term on the 28th May. Please contact us at info@insideoutcommunity.com if you would like to be on the course.


Dates: April 30, May 7 & 14, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2
Location: Ipswich Library, the Lab


Short Story Course

‘A short story is like a kiss in the dark from a stranger.’ ~Stephen King

Pucker up, and join us to explore the short form. Studying well-loved stories, as well as ground-breaking modern fiction, we will discover what makes a good short story. There will be plenty of opportunity for experimentation, writing, listening and feedback.

This class will be run by Petra McQueen, who has is a prize-winning short story author with many years teaching experience. The participatory nature of the group means we have to limit numbers so book soon!

Running: 24th September to 3rd December, with a break on 29th October for Half term. Please contact us at info@insideoutcommunity.com  with the name of the course you are interested in.

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