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Workshop 3 Summary 2012

Workshop 3, held on the 26th March, was all about prose. What is prose? Sarah Laing explained that there are many forms of prose – maybe the first division is … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

“First Time” writing exercises 2012

     (courtesy Janet Charman) Use these prompts as starters for a piece of writing – poetry or prose. Exercise: First Paid Job How I heard about it How I got … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Haiku exercise: ‘a day in the life’ 2012

                           (courtesy Janet Charman) Write a group of five to ten ‘modern haiku’. Reading them all through one after another they will illustrate: ‘a day in the life’. It could … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Workshop 2 summary 2012

Our second workshop, held on the 19th of March, dealt with the topic of Poetry. When we asked who had written poetry before only four wavering hands went up!  But … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Course outline 2012

Contacts: Matt (Akl City Council): 021 225 2344 Uzra (Albany CoCo): 027 415 5205 **** 20 participants Tutors: Renee Liang (Convenor), Sarah Laing, Janet Charman Workshops run at Albany Community … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

A beginning… 2012

One by one, we all arrived at the Albany Community Centre for our first workshop. The day outside was grey but inside, with the aid of cups of tea, we … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Workshop Day One 2012

The first workshop on March 12 went extremely well. All the spaces in the programme are now full and the participants are already very involved, so watch this space! Below are … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment