Developing Your Writing Voice with Sabrina Smith
6 week course
Day and time: Mondays 7 – 9pm
Dates: 23rd September to 4 November 2019
Secular Hall, 75 Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 1WB
Cost: £123, £118 conc.
Explore ways to use memory, experience and imagination together with observations and language to develop your voice and stylistic control. Enhance your writing style through a selection of exercises designed to unlock your raw material. Write about yourself and others with insight and clarity. Use scenes, immediacy and dialogue to tell your tale. Begin to read as a writer and build your critical vocabulary. Suitable for script, prose and poetry writers of all levels.
About the Tutor:
Sabrina Mei-Li Smith is a writer, community arts facilitator and tutor of creative writing. She has received Arts Council funding for prose-based projects and worked with The Royal Court and BBC. In 2018 she began her Ph.D. in creative writing with De Montfort University and lectures ‘Writing Identity’, ‘Writing Ecosystems’ and ‘Professional Writing Skills’ on De Montfort’s creative writing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She has been recruited to lead Leicester City Council’s ‘Memories into Healing Words’ project which endeavours to establish Leicester as a Dementia friendly city through the engagement of poetry and creative writing. Her play, The Holy Bible, was developed with Derby Theatre as part of their 2018 BME writers programme.