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Ruth Brandt Writer and Creative Writing Tutor

Last Updated: 5th July 2017

Esher One Day Courses Courses

Writing From Experience - Tuesday 18th July 2017, 10am-4pm, £39

This course looks at how to write interestingly about your own experiences and how to use those experiences to write directly about your own life or to use them as the basis for writing fiction. There will be a variety of exercises to get you writing, feedback from the tutor and class discussions.

Have Fun with Writing - Thursday 20th July 2017, 10am-4pm, £39

Have you ever wanted to try Creative Writing but don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you already write and get stuck because of all those ‘rules’! Too often writers are prevented from setting pen to paper by concerns about 'what is right' when writing. Using a variety of exercises, this course aims to show that when you have fun with writing, the results can be surprisingly creative.

Short Story Writing - Saturday 7th October 2017, 10am-4pm, £39

Ever wondered how to go about writing a short story? Or do you already write short stories and want to hone your skills? This course will cover what a short story is, the basic elements of short story writing and the markets for short stories.

Engaging the Imagination - Saturday 10th March 2018, 10am-4pm, £39

Are you keen to write creatively but doubt your imagination? Or do you have oodles of imagination, but are not sure how to tame it? This course aims to find and focus your imagination to get you writing.

Banish the Blank Page - Saturday 19th May 2018, 10am-4pm, £39

Have you ever wanted to try Creative Writing but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you already write and need inspiration when starting new pieces. In this enjoyable and supportive workshop, we will use a variety of writing prompts to kick-start the writing process and banish the fear of the dreaded blank page.




To enrol: Book online at Surrey Adult Learning

or call Customer Services on 0300 200 1044


Location: Esher Green Centre, 19 Esher Green, Esher KT10 8AA

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“The best part of the course was Ruth’s ability to break down and identify elements of plot and character, plus practical advice.”

- Student from Novel Writing, Guildford