Course overview

This 2-hour workshop will stimulate your imagination and palette for writing food stories from fiction, life writing and reportage. You will read published stories to provide inspiration and techniques to embellish your own writing. You can share your writing in pairs to give confidence and courage to write more.

Course description

Midweek chicken dinner, a table for two overlooking the Med, fancy family gatherings? Many tales waiting to be told involve food!

By close reading of extracts from published authors such as by Olia Hercules, Banana Yoshimoto and Nigel Slater, we’ll explore writing techniques and imagery to get our food stories onto the page.

This workshop consists of a blend of activities: writing exercises to practice your craft; close reading of extracts from published inspirational writers and teaching points on creative writing techniques. There is an opportunity to share your fresh words in small groups and receive gentle, appreciative feedback.

You’ll leave feeling hungry to write more!

What financial support is available?

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