Reclaim the Night – Call for Women

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Dear All The annual Reclaim the Night event is on 24th November (read on for all details) and I am managing the ‘entertainment’ aspects so if any women would like to share some of your work (poetry/prose/song/theatre/music/dance/comedy etc), approximately 5-7 minutes per person maximum, for the event at Hypatia Trust then contact me on: freewriterscentre@gmail.com Note well: Any other enquiry … Read More

Dreams & Writing Course Sessions

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1st Session I greatly enjoyed delivering the 1st session of the Dreams & Writing Course yesterday at Hypatia Trust. This course might have a smaller number of participants (one never knows how many will register! the last course was oversubscribed!) but the atmosphere was inspiration packed and the less busy table allows more focused and deeper work. I have added … Read More

Hypatia Trust Wins Lottery Support

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I’m very pleased to share the news that Hypatia Trust has won the hard earned National Lottery Support it has been working towards for some time and that now the Morrab Stable Project can go ahead. As Literary Arts Coordinator for Hypatia Trust this means that eventually my courses, events and other literary related activities will have a dedicated area … Read More

Editing Services

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Private Editing – Working with Individual Clients On written pieces I work with individual clients on their specific and bespoke goals. I only work on fictional material or that associated with the literary arts – and that which I feel an affinity with as it is important to me that I feel motivated and interested in your work. Perhaps you … Read More

Dreams & Writing!

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A friend just gave me a nudge about offering residential writing holidays again, she thought the upcoming Dreams & Writing Course I’ll be doing at Hypatia Trust http://www.freewriterscentre.org/freewriterscentre/november-literary-newsletter/ would also be great as a residential. I said Yes! it started out as that! And here are the photos from when it was in sublime Bahareya, Egypt. Photo album to view here: … Read More

November Literary Newsletter

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Dear All Yesterday I saw a murmuration of starlings amongst a joyful tree and this morning the air is sharper. The seasons take us.. and so into November we go and here are the upcoming events! ——————————— Event 1: Dreams & Writing Course starting Saturday 11th November 10.30am to 1pm. Every Saturday for 4 weeks (ends 2nd Dec). This is … Read More

October Literary Newsletter

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Dear All And so we plough into autumn.. In October I’ll be planning the winter literary menu and doing a whole heap of other tasks! I’m offering writing surgeries (workshopping your own work) and page to stage workshops in the next while. They’ll also be slots for working one to one or in small groups on getting your own work … Read More

Poetry Film

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The following is possibly one of the best emails I have received regarding my poetry films. thank you, Ursula! ‘Linda, your poems and your film Kill Your Darlings, are extraordinarily beautiful. Your words expressed the enormity of all consuming loss. The huge sadness they hold is almost too much to bear, yet your pain seems to witness the endless sadness … Read More

Creative Writing Workshop

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This afternoon I’m writing a brand new 2 hour creative writing workshop called ‘Spectacular Bridges & Fabulous Beings’ which will be in the afternoon of Monday 30th October as part of the Little Death Festival at Mudita House, Penzance, Cornwall It will be a 2 hour creative writing workshop following from the theme of creating (in narrative) your own bridge … Read More

Hypatia: HerStory as Distance Learning

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Hypatia: HerStory course is now available online – as distance learning – as well as live! Please take a look at this short introductory video And see the written information below the video on that Youtube page. Anyone interested please contact me!