Mentoring – Guided study and poetry masterclass.

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Duration – 15 units

The CourseGuided study and poetry masterclass.  Ideas are discussed and foundations for poems developed with assistance and developing critique in working through drafts to completed poems.  This is a mentoring experience and will work with  strengths and identify weaknesses all content will be chosen to meet the needs of the student.  The mentoring is over a period of 15 sessions, at the end of that you should have portfolio of 8 to 10 poems which are complete a further 5 to 7 which are being worked through.  The purpose of this course is to offer individual mentoring and the time taken will depend on you, with each unit taking from 2 to 4 weeks depending on the speed of the student.

Qualifications required – People wishing to take this course do not require any previous qualifications, they do however need to be able to identify themselves as writers with some experience.  Those who have previously taken the Poetry Kit Poetry 1 course will find this a natural development.  

Fee – The course fee is £110 (UK£)

The Tutor – The course is presented by Jim Bennett who is a highly experienced lecturer having delivered courses in creative writing for the University of Liverpool, Edge Hill University and for the WEA.   Jim is a full time professional poet who earns his living from writing poetry and lecturing. He has won many awards over a forty year writing carer.  For more information see website. 


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