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Getting lost in a good book is one of life’s joys. If words are your thing, why not dip into a selection of fun sessions that will spark your imagination and get the creative juices flowing. From creative writing to poetry and lockdown literature, all abilities are welcome here at the Virtual Village Hall with no writing experience necessary! Some of the sessions have accompanying instruction sheets to print and download so look out for those.

Tutor: Heather, poet

Poet Heather leads a poetry writing session in the Scottish Highlands. Heather reflects on using poetry as a way to express feelings.

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Tutor: Heather, poet

Heather discusses how special places can inspire creative writing and art making.

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Tutor: Heather, poet

Heather discusses how different weather conditions can inspire creative writing and art making.

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Tutor: Heather, poet

Join poet Heather on a beautiful beach in the Scottish Highlands for another nature-inspired poetry writing session

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Tutor: Heather, poet

Enjoy the outdoors with poet Heather in this series of poetry writing workshops.

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Laura Ding-Edwards

Poet and artist Laura Ding-Edwards reads her popular poem and social media hit, The Mountain

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Melanie Ann Vance, poet

Sit back and listen as Melanie Ann Vance, The Time Travelling Poet, reads a selection of her poems.

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Issy Bailey, Masters in Literature student and Paralympian

For anyone missing their regular Book Club meetings, join literature student Issy for her 16 minute lockdown literature reviews.

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Alison, writer, writing coach, story collector and teacher

Alison guides you through another fun creative writing process. No writing experience require, just bring some paper, a pen and your imagination.

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Alison, writer, writing coach, story collector and teacher

In this enjoyable, interactive 30 minute session, Alison will guide you through a fun creative writing process, using prompt materials and reading sections of text to release the writer inside.

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