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A Woman Writing by the Window

Creative Writing

Crash Course in Creative Writing

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Buckle up for high-speed brainstorming and fun, fast-paced writing exercises. In this 90-minute, online, interactive workshop, Author Sara Grant will share the fundamentals of creating a story. The aim is for attendees to leave with a great, original idea and the building blocks to write their own stories.


Everyone has a story to tell, come along and let Sara help you find yours.

This class is for adults.

About Sara

Our Creative Writing Lead

Sara writes and edits fiction for children and teens. Her new series Chasing Danger is an action-adventure series for tweens. Dark Parties, her first young adult novel, won the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award for Europe.


As a freelance editor of series fiction, she has worked on twelve different series and edited nearly 100 books. She teaches master’s courses on writing for children/teens currently at Goldsmiths University and previously at the University of Winchester. She has given writing workshops in the US, UK and Europe.


She co-founded Undiscovered Voices – which has launched the writing careers of authors, who now have written more than 250 children’s books. (

Sara was born and raised in Washington, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University with degrees in journalism and psychology, and later she earned a master’s degree in creative and life writing at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She lives in London.


Twitter: @authorsaragrant

Green Typewriter

"I just want to thank Sara for today’s brilliant workshop on creative writing. I have always had in the back of my mind that I should write stories and I joined the workshop just out of curiosity. Sara was wonderful, I can’t believe how much she packed into 1.5 hour. It was a lot more than what I hoped for, my mind has been buzzing with ideas, reignited the excitement about the stories I was working on and now I have a structure to work my ideas into an actual draft of a book. Thank you so much for this wonderful experience."


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