Whether you want to write fiction/non-fiction, plays and poems, Ignite is for you! Whether you’ve written before or are an absolute beginner, you are very welcome.
Come and hang out and learn your craft in the relaxed atmosphere WLAG is famous for…
With Ignite, you aren’t expected to write for big chunks of time or to share work. You’ll develop your skills and confidence in a small, supportive group, joining us live in the wonderful, nurturingThe Create Place in Bethnal GreenYou’ll learn how to push through doubt, reduce fear of the blank page, become disciplined in your practice and enjoy writing so much more. You’ll become skilled in characterisation, dialogue, creating dynamic settings and other essential writing techniques.Kerry Ryan is the founder of Write like a Grrrl and has facilitated workshops all over the UK, in Ireland and in St Petersburg and Moscow. She has a Masters in Literary Studies and a PhD in Creative Writing. She has been creative agony aunt for Dear Damsels, taught Writing for Performance at Spotlight, creative writing for women leaving sex work and domestic abuse survivors and LGBTQ+. Her writing has been featured in various publications including Steer, The Manchester Review, the Kenyon Review and Spilling Ink. Her play Trust was performed at the Gulbenkian Theatre
She is contributing editor of So Long as You Write (Dear Damsels 2022) and a new anthology from Grind & Bearing Press.