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Creative writing for secondary

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Creative writing
Programme: Book Week Scotland, 50 Word Fiction, First Ministers Reading Challenge, Live Literature, Reading Schools
Language: English
Genre: Inspiration, Literature
Age group: 12-14, 15-18

This resource supports teachers who want to build writing skills with their pupils. The activities focus on writing stories using the same techniques as professional fiction writers.

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Young writers of any age or experience can sign up for the digital writing group which will deliver an exciting programme of workshops outwith school hours and be delivered by poets, speakers and industry professionals, including:  Cat Hepburn; Viv Gee and Jenny Lindsay, amongst others and will be completely free of charge.  The first taster session will take place on 16th December 2020 at 6pm with award-winning writer and spoken word artist, Cat Hepburn. Contact Lauren Gilmour lauren@confab.org.uk(this will open in a new window) for more information.

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