nominated by: Rochelle Scholar
Date: 21 May 2012, 19:00
A six-week course with Brandon Robshaw exploring the themes of travel and the journey in poetry, fiction and non-fiction.
SESSION 1: STARTING LOCAL. Writing based on local areas.
SESSION 2: PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY. The interaction between environment and writer.
SESSION 3: MEETING PEOPLE. Writing about encounters.
SESSION 4: FOREIGN TRAVEL. Capturing the spirit of a place.
SESSION 5: BIOGRAPHY OF AN AREA. Telling the story of a place.
SESSION 6: THE QUEST IN TRAVEL WRITING. Give your writing a narrative structure with a self-imposed quest.
Every session will include reading and discussion of examples of travel writing, writing exercises, and workshopping of drafts. Homework will be set between sessions. £90 for six sessions.
name: Rochelle Scholar
venue: Orford House Social Club
Orford House Social Club