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Unleash Your Poetry: Join Rosanna McGlone's Free Writing Workshops!

Are you passionate about poetry and eager to enhance your writing skills? If you've ever wondered how to transform a first draft into an awe-inspiring poem or struggled with finding the perfect form and title, then we have exciting news for you! Rosanna McGlone, the talented editor and compiler of the highly anticipated craft book 'The Process of Poetry,' is hosting a series of interactive workshops. These workshops offer a unique opportunity to delve into the creative minds of award-winning poets, learn from their experiences, and apply these insights to your own work.

Discover the Craft of Poetry

Rosanna McGlone's free writing workshops promise to be an extraordinary journey into the art of crafting poetry. Drawing inspiration from her latest book, 'The Process of Poetry,' Rosanna has interviewed a group of acclaimed poets, including Don Paterson, Pascale Petit, Hannah Lowe, Gillian Clarke, Regi Claire, Joelle Taylor, and Victoria Kennefick. These esteemed poets will share their early drafts and engage in discussions about their development process, shedding light on the secrets of their poetic success.

What to Expect

These workshops, available both in person and online, offer an inclusive and encouraging environment for all poetry enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned writer or a budding poet, Rosanna's workshops will ignite your creativity and help you refine your poetic voice.

The sessions are thoughtfully designed to cover a wide range of topics, including:

  1. Transforming First Drafts: Learn how to breathe life into your initial ideas, molding them into captivating verses.

  2. Choosing the Perfect Form: Explore various poetic forms and find the one that best complements your unique expression.

  3. Crafting Compelling Titles: Uncover the art of creating titles that intrigue readers and enhance the essence of your poetry.

  4. Applying Your Learning: Put your newfound knowledge into practice with writing exercises and constructive feedback.

Join the Workshops

Rosanna McGlone's workshops are open to all, but they are particularly ideal for those who have some prior experience or interest in writing poetry. To make the most of this enriching experience, participants are encouraged to attend all sessions, either on Thursday daytime or Monday evenings. The workshops blend theoretical discussions, engaging exercises, and the chance to connect with fellow poets, creating a holistic learning environment.

Free of Charge - Thanks to Arts Council England

Incredible opportunities like this should be accessible to everyone, which is why these workshops are completely free of charge. The support from Arts Council England makes it possible for Rosanna McGlone to offer this enriching experience without any cost to the participants.

Note: The mentioned book 'The Process of Poetry' with Fly on the Wall Press is set to be released in January 2024. Stay tuned for updates and ensure you don't miss the chance to get your hands on this inspiring guide to the world of poetry.

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