Aimed at people new to writing, this class is designed to inspire your imagination with prompts and ideas. We shall also look at a different technical aspect of writing each week, from crafting tantalising openings to reaching a satisfying resolution. If you are interested in writing short story, flash fiction, memoire, blogs or novels, then this is the class for you.

Each week, we shall listen to and review each other’s writing.

The class will take place on Zoom.  Clare is experienced at teaching interactive classes successfully online.

6 weeks @ 2hrs – 7.30 – 9.30 pm Fee £72

Monday 1 Feb – 15th March 2021, 7.30 – 9.30 pm – no session 15th February due to half term (6 weeks)

Tutor – Clare Hobba

Clare is an award-winning blogger and regular contributor to the St Albans Podcast and Radio Verulam. Her fiction has been runner up for the Winston Graham Prize and long-listed for the MsLexia Novel and Short Story Prizes and the Cinnamon Prize. Clare has performed her short stories on many occasions at the Greenbelt Festival and St Albans Literary Festival. She is also the author of the book County Durham Through the Ages and of over forty non-fiction articles and papers on everything from artificial intelligence to Roman roads. She has been teaching Creative Writing since 2009.




Cost £72
Date Monday  1 Feb – 15th March 2021 - no class at half term 15 Feb
Time 7.30 – 9.30 pm
School Verulam School

NB Classes will not run if too few people enrol. Fees are not refundable for people dropping out of a course or missing classes. Fees will be refunded only if a course does not run.

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