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In this course, you will engage with open-ended strategies for your poetry and prose to produce pieces of work that are unique to you. A flexible approach to your writing will elicit pieces of work that avoid the constraints of one specific outcome. In this sense, we privilege the imagination and draw, for example, on the concept of sanctuary to both explore and create an imaginative world through figurative writing.
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- Bereavement or major life changes
- Chronic pain or illness
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Writing can have a huge positive effect on well-being. Our Expressive Writing for Well-Being course is perfect for learning the tools required to help independent or group writing support your physical and mental health.
If your experiencing conditions such as;
Then you could benefit from the experience of joining us!
Feel free to get in touch for more information. If you are self-referring or are a referred patient/client, we have a variety of courses aimed to improve well-being, confidence, self-esteem and to help build creative and vocational skills.Ronnie McGrath is an established poet and writer with numerous publications to his name. He is a graduate of Manchester University’s MA in Novel Writing and as a former musician, he has toured Europe and performed for the Queen when he opened the Commonwealth Games in Canada. As well as being a former course director of Creative Writing at the University of the Arts, London, Ronnie is an associate Creative Writing lecturer at Bath Spa University and Imperial College London. In addition to teaching poetry, fiction, and memoir writing for publication, he has used creative writing as a therapeutic tool, delivering workshops in prisons, drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres, and for pain and well-being participants in and around Gloucestershire.
This course has no specific entry requirements and is suitable for all.
This course is offered at our Stroud campus is in the centre of Gloucestershire, surrounded by the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The campus is moments away from Stroud train station and easily accessible by bus.
For more information about this course please email [email protected].
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