Megan Chalmers
Writing Outside the Box | Creative Writing Retreat

Interested in exercising your creative writing muscles and seeing which way they stretch? Passionate about your faith and writing and wondering how they fit together? Wanting time and space to write with other like-minded people? Then Writing Outside The Box could be for you! Genres to dabble into - poetry, fiction, screenwriting, non-fiction, comedy and children's writing. 

Confirmed workshop leaders:

Andy Kind - a writer, preacher and stand-up comedian. He has performed over 2000 gigs around the world since 2005, and his first book, Stand up and deliver won Sorted magazine's book of the year award. Andy's passion is seeing people engage with the Creator through the creative and helping people to have the confidence in the gifts that they were blessed with 'before I knit you together in your mother's womb'. 

Heather Cursham - inspired by the powerful storytelling of C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia, Heather was led to write herself. Her passion lies with children and the childlike adventurer in us all. She has recently published the third book in the Lucy Butterfly series and continues to work on other projects.

Kathryn Hitchins - writes contemporary fiction from a faith perspective. Three of her novels have been published by Instant Apostle, and she has had two pieces publisehd in Christian anthologies. She is now a member of the Instant Apostle team helping new authors get to grips with social media and book promotion. 

Katherine Blessan is an English and creative writing tutor and the author of "Lydia's Song: the story of a child lost and a woman found". As well as novels she is a short story and screenplay writer. Her writing touches on social issues such as child sex-trafficking and refugees. Katherine is also an English and Creative Writing Tutor. 

This event is organised on behalf of ChristCentral by the Kaleidoscope Team

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