Write & Meets

Occasionally we just get a group of writers together without a theme to explore things they are working on and may be a bit stuck with. If this kind of group would interest you, let us know.

“Penny is a narrative chiropractor.” Sarah C., writer and director.

“… the focus is on the process of writing, what helps, what hinders me from being creative… and figuring out what my own process is …. thank you for everything. I truly believe in myself as a writer and feel confident in telling people I’m a writer and what I’m working on.”

Karen M.,  Getting it Written.

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Time to do it…?

Time to do it…?

….a novel. play, memoir, or  maybe I don’t know what form it’s in yet….it’s story! I have a story to tell!

 

We’re looking for writers who want to explore techniques and process in a group of other writers, new and experienced.

Join us on 5th February and beyond..

or click on the Courses tab for more information, costs etc….

A Sense of Place…a taster workshop in central London on November 13

A Sense of Place…a taster workshop in central London on November 13

We think we’ve have discovered a gem of a place to write. It’s very central –  near Tottenham Court Road Station – and steeped in writing history. The room is very quiet and we’ll be writing around a huge 400 year old table. Just for this taster, we are focusing on place, and giving you a sample of what Josie and Penny  can offer as teachers and mentors to your writing. Does place matter to your writing life? Writers often have a favourite place to write. We can be quite attached to our rituals.  Nothing wrong with that but is the perfect place essential for a writing session, or is it just habit? Does it matter? It is a revelation to see that one can write on trains, in cafes, anywhere. It frees up the process sometimes. And what does it take to evoke place in writing? Do we have the same associations as our readers? Unlikely perhaps. Then how do we take them to where we want them to go? Our workshop is rooted in practical exercises, and there will  also be a bit of block-busting should you need it, in the good company of other writers. This session costs just £10 as it is a taster for the 8 week course we are starting in January. See the courses tab for more detail about that. Hot drink and a biscuit provided and writerly networking of course. To book email us at: pearseandblack@gmail.com

Watch This Space….

The first full-length course with Pearse & Black starts on Thursday, 9th January 2015 at a venue near Tottenham Court Road. The times of the course are 7pm to 9pm.

For information, please fill out the form below and we will get back in touch with you.