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Cortijo Romero
Cortijo Romero

Writing Your Own Memoir

How to start writing your life story

From Saturday Sep 07, 2019 to Saturday Sep 14, 2019
Cost:
Book before 07/03/2019 only £685.00
Book before 07/06/2019 only £715.00
Later £745.00

Availability: YES


Writing your memoir can be a wonderfully fulfilling and healing process. Whether it is for yourself, your children, or grandchildren, for publication or self-publishing, a memoir helps make sense of things and offers an opportunity to reflect on the deeper meaning of your life.

In a safe, supportive, confidential space, you will explore your life in writing; find a voice, purpose, confidence and inspiration; tackle shape, structure and story-telling; practise dialogue (and humour!); consider spiritual and ethical issues; review your experiences in a new and uplifting way.

Course Leader

Rosie Jackson
Rosie has been running writing workshops for over twenty years and is passionate about the healing power of the creative arts. She has taught at the Universities of East Anglia and West of England, trained in counselling, and run writing groups on Skyros, Greece and in community settings worldwide. Her spiritual life has taken her to India and a Sufi training in California. Widely published in poetry and prose, her own memoir 'The Glass Mother' (Unthank Books) came out in 2017.
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Forthcoming...

Another Kind of Christmas
with Tom Morley and Dawn Ellis
Dec 22 - 29
Celebration and reflection to warm your heart
FULL

Singing In The New Year
with Polina Shepherd
Dec 29 -
Jan 5
Inspiring Eastern traditions - with added Spanish sunshine.

People Say…

"Rosie was very committed to bringing out the best in everyone equally and was very kind and compassionate in her feedback which encouraged us all to keep writing. Any criticism of the actual writing was entirely constructive and clear and I felt in very safe hands. It was obvious from the start that Rosie has oodles of experience at holding a group process and with her own memoir also published and available for us to read if we wished, she was willing to share her own vulnerability openly, which I think helped me to open up quickly within the group. Would definitely work with her again. "

Rachel Caine