@ 7.00pm


Wordplay – ONLINE – Story & Poetry Workshops – Storylands Sessions

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Ever wished you could take your ideas and experiences and shape them into words for sharing with others?

Join award-winning author and experienced performer, Merryn Glover, in this online workshop series that builds confidence and ideas for just that! In a relaxed, fun and highly supportive environment, we will share our work and find the best ways to get your best words into the world.

We will look at:

– how to gather good ideas

– how to decide if it’s a story or a poem or something in between

– what makes a great story, or a great poem, or a great in-betweeny-thing

– how to write it and RE-write it for improvement

– structure, timing, language, tone and other word craft skills

- ways to share your words – in publication and performance

– whether to memorise, improvise or read

– how to practice

– how to gain confidence to perform

– how to develop your body, breath and voice

– how to deal with nerves, memory lapses and scowling audiences

– how to love it!

Bring paper, pen and a playful spirit.

Open to anyone aged 16+


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