In this blog post I have the inside scoop on how to articulate creative writing ideas, story and character development with the extremely talented yet humble Dr. Rachel Connor, Course Director for the English with Creative Writing degree at Leeds Beckett University and published novelist, radio scriptwriter and poet.
Every year, Chapel FM hosts numerous writers and readers On Air for this four-day writing festival. This year, three hundred writers, readers and performers from the ages of eight to ninety-four took part in this legendary event.
Aukje Huijts talks about 'Kaleidoscopic', an anthology of creative writing put together by third year BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing students, ahead of its launch on 2 May as part of the Beyond Creative Arts Festival.
Course Director for English Literature and Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities, Dr Emily Zobel Marshall, reflects on the of role of their latest Writer in Residence, award-winning British-Caribbean author Jacob Ross.
I am a writer and a student. For years now, my passion has been Creative Writing, but it is only after being able to study this at Leeds Beckett that I have given myself the label of writer.
My name's Sam Smith, no not the singer or the Beer, the creative writer extraordinaire! I'm a mature student of 31 and a Mum to three crazy boys. Although I'm probably the most immature student in year two, as I feel I'm allowed to find my youth again everyday at Leeds Beckett.
Today, for my first article I am going to talk about my first month at Leeds Beckett University, why I came to this university and a bit about my journey to come here.
My name is Cat, I study English Literature and Creative Writing and as I sit here wiping butter of my rabbit’s face (it’s a whole toast story) I wonder what to tell you about myself.