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Creative writing for well being.



Prior Knowledge

None required

What Will I learn?

You will learn a range of techniques to find ways into writing. We will explore how creative writing for health experiences can be freeing. Other options are also welcome.

Subject Contents/Topics to be covered

During this creative exploration, you’ll delve into wordscapes, explore wordplay, and participate in group writing games. These powerful tools will ignite your imagination as you respond to a variety of prompts. Guided by writer and editor Catherine Pestano, you’ll discover newfound confidence in experimenting with fresh approaches to crafting both poetry and prose.
Through a series of interactive exercises and guided prompts, you'll learn how to tap into your inner creativity and harness it to explore personal experiences, emotions, and perspectives.

Teaching/Learning Methods

This is practical, participatory and experiential.

Equipment Materials to be brought to the First Meeting

Pen and paper.

What Extra Work Do I Need to Do Outside the Classroom?

Optional extra explorations offered i.e links and optional self directed work.

Other Notes

This may interest those new to creating, and those seeking refreshing of their approach, as well as those working with others.

Progression Opportunities

Other creative courses at Calat


Creative Arts: Creative Writing for Well Being

  • Reference TZP627-23
  • Location: CALAT Thornton Heath Centre
  • Start Date: 21 May 2024
  • End Date: 21 May 2024
  • Course Duration: 1 weeks
  • Time: Tues 19.00 - 21.00
  • 10 places available
Fee BandAmount
Full Fee12.50