I've been teaching Creative Writing to adults since 1988, founding Creative Ink for Writers in 2000 in the relaxing environment of the Fitzwilliams Centre, Beaconsfield.
Writers who have workshopped their words in classes have won or been placed in national and local competitions.
Many writers have gone on to publish their novels, plays, re-creative fiction, collections of poetry and short stories with mainstream and independent publishers and some have gained
representation with leading and boutique literary agents. (Jan is a scout for two leading London literary agents.)
I source writers and have sub-edited for the glossy magazine
I divide my time between UK and Cape Town, South Africa where I regularly lecture at Milnerton for West Coast Writers and Fish Hoek Scribblers and at present am working with young people at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation Youth Centre helping them to express themselves in a creative and promotional way.
In 2008, I was awarded the 'Going the Extra Mile' award for lecturing by Buckinghamshire Adult Learning. CRB checked.
Please see my publications. I'm originally from a theatre stable so as
well as novels and a collection of poetry and short stories
2019 EVENING WORKSHOPS IN AMERSHAM AT 8.00PMwith Jan Moran Neil and hosted by Catherine Klyhn.
8.00 pm – 10.00 pm – £18
This year's theme – Keys
Wednesday 1st May – Unlocking Your Creative Unconscious
Wednesday 3rd July – Keys to the Kingdom/Use of Fairy Tales
Wednesday 2nd October – Keys to the Door
Wednesday 4th December – The Key to Christmas (Wear Red)
Please contact Jan for more information.
Course/Workshop Reservation and Information
Creative Ink for Young Writers. Children and teenagers catered for. One to one consultations for children and adults including GCSE and 'A' level English and Drama tutorials.
Gift Vouchers are available for Classes, Consultation and Critique.
Jan regularly runs writing workshops in Cape Town: Milnerton, Fish Hoek, South Africa.
Private assessment, editorial work on novels and non-fiction, poetry, short stories, articles and consultations by arrangement.
Available for workshops - please enquire for rates.
Please contact me for updated information on courses and workshops to be held throughout the year.
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