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Creative Writing


Tutor: Valentine Venimore

Better known in the local area as a tutor of Art and Music, Valentine has also broad experience as a writer.  He has been published as a prize winning poet, has had an original  Musical Production performed on stage,  was a columnist and cartoonist for a Hawkes Bay newspaper and has written a number of educational resources.

In this series of workshops we will look at some of the following (depending on the interests of the participants):

Session 1 "The F Word"

Session3 -Poetry: Rhyming or otherwise, local and international, famous and obscure.

Session3-Creativity: (Lewis Carol:   Portmanteau words.  Jabberwocky:) 

Session 4-Descriptive Writing

Session 5-Dialogue (scripts). Sketches. One act plays.

Session 6-Short Stories: From Katherine Mansfield to the modern day. 

 -Articles & reviews: Consumer information, social commentary, news reporting.

 -Young people's stories.  

-Novels. Writing and publishing your best seller. 

More information to come.

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