Creative Writing Course – February

$50.00$72.00

Saturday 10 Feb 2018
Tutor: Karen Crofts
$50 members / $72 non-members
Unlock your creativity. This course is for beginners or anyone who has been writing for a long time at home as you work at your own skill level.

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Creative Writing
Saturday 10th February
Merewether
Time: 10-2pm
​$50 members / $72 non members

Course Outline
Have you always wanted to write or been writing at home alone for years?
Do you want to write your life story or family history in an engaging way?
Do you enjoy words books and chatting with other storytellers?
Then join our Creative Writing course.

Learn the purpose of the first draft.
Learn how to start and how to keep going.
Enjoy writing about a range of subjects.
Come along and meet new people and make new friends.

This course covers memoir, flash writing and the short story.
We read published works by great writers and discuss them. There are writing exercises during the course. This course is for beginners or experienced writers as you work at your own skill level.

Tutor – Karen Crofts


Karen Crofts is director of Hunter Writers Centre. She has judged many short story writing competitions including The Newcastle Herald short story competition (4 times), the FAW short story competition, Catchfire Press entries for ‘Home is the Hunter’ anthology, ‘She: True Stories’ writing competition, and she co-selects / awards the Hunter Writers Centre prize in the annual Grieve writing competition which she established in 2012. Karen regularly teaches creative writing for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie libraries, Scone Writers festival, in Hunter high schools and the creative writing series program at HWC. Karen holds a masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of Newcastle where she wrote a collection of short stories around food. She subsequently won awards for her short stories and it is her favourite form of writing.

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Membership Status

HWC Member, Non Member