Got the itch to write?

A Free Taster Workshop introducing the Wycombe Sound Creative Writing Workshops.

These workshops provide an encouraging and supportive atmosphere aimed at re-energising your writer’s mojo: I will deal with a specific topic every week designed to provide a different perspective on the skills you need to write, combined with constructive but thorough critiques of work produced in the workshops.

“The workshops have inspired me to write properly (and) improve my style within a relatively short period of time.”

Weekly topics, weekly writing projects and weekly critiques will remind you how important writing is to you and why it needs a special place in your life.

“I have been inspired to write more and I have a better understanding of how to progress my ideas.”

If your writing ambitions have stalled these workshops are designed to give you a kick start This is achieved in the inspiring setting of The Blue Room at Wycombe Sound 106.6fm. Plus Your best work will be broadcast on Wycombe Sound.

“I was writing but I was never happy with it. Now I’m beginning to see why!”

Be prepared to write a lot, think a lot and – as much as you feel able – contribute to group discussions. Reader feedback will give our writers a rare insight into the readers’ perspective on their work.

Our Course Leader is Michael Pearcy:

Michael Pearcy’s plays have been performed in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Greece, Gibraltar and Singapore. There have been many performances in the UK including at The Union Theatre in Southwark where The Gatekeeper’s True Religion was described by Time Out magazine as ‘…a unique gem’.

His short stories have won awards in various festivals and competitions including the Berkshire Arts Festival and the Woman’s Own short story competition.

As a journalist, Mike has covered many and varied subjects ranging from Charles Dickens living in Slough with his young lover, to the story behind the making of the film The King’s Speech. In his non-fiction writing he is able to combine his experience as a professional photographer with his writing.

He has published the book How to Choose Your Wedding Photographer and contributed to The Home Movie Makers Handbook writing about scripting, editing and production.

This will be the second set of workshops at Wycombe Sound. Mike has also been delivering two popular writing courses, Write Start, and Writing for Page, Stage and Screen. These have been with the support of Resource Productions (Slough) and Slough Borough Council at such venues as The Institute of Marketing at Moor Hall and The Curve in Slough. Writing for Page Stage and Screen has been awarded a ‘most popular’ rating in the Resource Productions programme.

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