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Creative Writing Retreat 22nd - 24th July 2016 Book Now!

Writing Retreat

Join us for our weekend writing retreat where we will explore 3 fundamental elements of creative writing in detail and share your work with the rest of the class.

2 Days in beautiful peaceful surroundings in Wrexham on July 31st 2015

Hone your craft and enjoy the beautiful surroundings


Course Content


Building your characters and making them believable is essential to your story. Your tutor will help you create a character profile which will include every aspect of their personality including looks, dress sense, nuances, character defects, likes and dislikes, emotional traits and habits etc. You will build a comprehensive list, and learn why this is relevant.

Show Not Tell

This is one of the hardest things to achieve in a story, yet it is vital to get the right balance, in order to enthral the reader and produce intriguing prose. Your tutor will explain the importance of creating a scene with the right amount of action and detail. This is essential to your writing.


Dialogue is used, amongst other things, to move the story forward and show us more about how your characters behave and give the reader an insight into their personality. Your tutor will help you look at how to work this into your prose.


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