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Becoming a Writer: Taster Day

Publication date: Aug 29, 2013 12:27 PM

Start: Sep 14, 2013 12:00 PM
End: Sep 14, 2013 04:00 PM

Location: BOXPARK Shoreditch, Unit 56, 2-4 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6GY

Literary Kitchen is hosting a taster day for the new 6 month course: Becoming A Writer, which launches in February, 2014, at the Free Word Centre.


Literary Kitchen

If you are a beginner writer who wants to take their writing to the next level in a supportive, friendly, but challenging environment, come along and see what this course can do for you. Book a workshop, or drop-in between noon and 4pm to chat to the tutor and former students, about the course, and Literary Kitchen’s other services.


12-1pm: Writing From Memory – 10 places:
Writing exercises which use memories triggered by sound, rewritten through the senses.

2-3pm: Micro-fiction Workshop – 10 places:
Using prompts you will build a 50 word story; with feedback in pairs, and a final read out to the group.

"This course surpassed expectation. I feel like a ball of dough that has been proved in the Literary Kitchen, and is now ready to be baked into a delicious multi-seed loaf." Dawn Henderson, Creative Writing for Beginners, July 2013

Literary Kitchen won a UCL Bright Ideas Award in 2011

UCL Launchbox showcases the hottest new designs emerging from UCL's creative scene; from etchings, wallhangings and keyrings from artists at the Slade School of Fine Art to posters from the UCL Bartlett Centre for Advances Spatial Analysis ( CASA).
Creative undergraduates are showcasing their very latest designs for knitwear, accessories and jewellery while by night the store will be transformed into a venue for events ranging from everything to poetry readings to gap year trip matchmaking.