Room To Write Spiel Unlimited courses at Ceridwen in Carmarthenshire Fancy time away freeing up your creative juices with like-minded people? Want to pick up a pen, let your imagination wander, cast your words to the winds? Ever thought of treating yourself to a writing weekend? Ceridwen is all about inspiration. Here you will enjoy fabulous food, cheerful companionship, spectacular scenery and workshops that entertain, engage and exhilarate – giving you the space to create. Invention. Expression. Freedom. Whether your interest is in poetry, prose or performance, each course will provide opportunities for you to explore and expand your writing skills. Liven up lines, pep up paragraphs, stanza and deliver. Take part in a variety of exercises, discussions, readings, tutorials, group sessions, games, walks and other adventures to stretch both brain and body! The courses will be delivered by writers Marcus Moore and Sara-Jane Arbury, who return to Ceridwen for a sixth year, following the success of their previous Room To Write, More Room To Write and Gift Of The Gab weekends. Comments from previous participants include: “mere words cannot express how much the weekend meant to me” “brilliant week-end at Ceridwen. I came back totally reinvigorated” “one of the most enjoyable weekends we've had for ages” “a wonderful weekend writing. I loved your teaching/tutoring. I learned much that will keep me busy.” “an excellent writing course” ”very worthwhile and has shown me a way forward for my writing” Sara-Jane and Marcus work together as Spiel Unlimited. Sara-Jane was the Voices Off Director at Cheltenham Literature Festival, has collaborated with the Arts Council, BBC, Oxford University Press and Bloodaxe Books, and was Herefordshire’s first writer-inresidence. Marcus has written Call My Bluff scripts for the BBC, had poems published by Macmillan, and run countless workshops in schools, libraries and prisons. The Ceridwen Centre is a large, converted old smithy, tucked away in the beautiful Teifi Valley, only 25 minutes by road from Carmarthen. Visit www.ceridwencentre.co.uk for more details. Room to Write courses for 2013 will be over the weekends of: Friday 31st - Sunday 2nd June Friday 27th – Sunday 29th Sept Both courses run from 5pm Friday to 5pm Sunday. £195 all inclusive (accommodation, meals, refreshments and tuition). To book or find out more, contact Marcus on 01285 640470 or Sara-Jane on 07814 830031 or email [email protected] or [email protected] See you there!