Category Archives: How to Find a Class

2015 Autumn Creative Writing Classes

Teaching schedule updated and ready to go. I’m teaching three separate classes this autumn, all in Perthshire. Check out my schedule below and sign-up for a class. Pathways in Perth* – Fridays 2-4pm starting 18 September Blairgowrie Learning Centre* – … Continue reading

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The Search for Supervision: The story of a creative writing degree holder

The Scottish Book Trust’s Agony Aunt, Miss Write, has responded to the question, ‘Will a creative writing degree help?’ Miss Write states, ‘Generally, I support anything which helps a writer to write. Creative writing degrees can be incredibly helpful and … Continue reading

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The reality of the online class

I am currently enrolled in an online course for teachers called ‘Learning and Teaching Online’. The decision to take the course has stemmed from the rebuilding of this blog into a website that will, hopefully, include online courses. The class … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Class starting in November

I’ll be offering a four week creative writing class starting 18 November in Dundee. The class is aimed at writers of all levels and will be a mixture of group work and writing tutorials, with a focus on individual goals.

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Ten Tips for Finding a Writing Class: Number Ten

Everyday for ten days, I’ll post a new tip for finding a writing class. Number Ten: Keep an Open Mind  The last rule of ‘How to find a great creative writing class’ is ‘Ignore all the other rules.’

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Ten Tips for Finding a Writing Class: Number Nine

Everyday for ten days, I’ll post a new tip for finding a writing class. Number Nine: Traditional or Online Learning?  Back in the days of Mac Toasters, when I was doing my undergraduate degree, the University I attended offered correspondence … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Finding a Writing Class: Number Eight

Everyday for ten days, I’ll post a new tip for finding a writing class. Number Eight: Don’t Change the Class  This may seem obvious to most people, but it’s happed to me enough that it needs addressing. If you want to … Continue reading

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