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Writing Class October 19, 2016

Filed under: Uncategorized — Janet @ 3:06 pm

Deja vue

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A few years ago I did an adult education course in writing. It was a very interesting class. We had all sorts of assignments and we had to read out our compositions. It was rather daunting at first and I felt quite shy and self-conscious about it. On the other hand it was very entertaining to hear the others in the class. One learned a lot about each of the 15 or so contributors. I enjoyed the class very much – it was so sociable and also we received good criticism and tips for improving our writing.

Our teacher was primarily interested in poetry, being a poet herself with several published works. I felt she wanted to turn each of us into poets but still we were allowed to go our own way, up to a point. I was particularly keen to work on my autobiography but she put me…

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One Response to “Writing Class”

  1. Nice post! I just signed up for an online fiction writing class. I’m already squirming at the thought of uploading my stories for others to read. Yikes! I hope it’s a good experience like your class seems to have been.

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