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Talks and Workshops

Hammersmith Library
Reading at Hammersmith Library

"Shanta, THANK YOU! It was a really interesting talk... please think of us again."

Youth book group facilitator

A published and experienced creative writing tutor, I offer writing workshops for young people and adult audiences.


Click on the link to see a sample workshop, co-facilitated with Mike French from The View From Here literary magazine, at Luton Book Festival: Editing Your Book, discussed in the following article: Something to celebrate: Luton Book Festival

You can also read about my experience as Writer in Residence at South Woodford Library as part of the Redbridge Book and Media Festival: Writer in Residence Report...

"Thanks Shanta for all your insightful comments, advice and explanation."            Creative writing student

Topics covered may include:

  • Getting started with poetry
  • Getting started with fiction
  • Turning life into literature
  • Writing a book: from idea to publication
  • Writing for young adults
  • Writing for wellbeing

Contact me for an informal discussion and a no-obligation quote.