Josephine Lay – Creative Writing Classes


Beginners and practised writers welcome, as classes are designed to develop writing skills at every level.

Brockworth Community Centre

Court Road. Brockworth, Gloucester GL3 4ET

Friday mornings 10:00am – 12:00pm

Fee for each class is £9.00

Tea and coffee are available from the café.


For more information contact Josephine at 07799110890 /


To give a flavour of the classes – The Brockworth Class has been running since January 2014 and so far we have covered various genres of writing, for example; Short Story writing including; very short stories of 500 words or less, humour, horror and writing for children.  We have also done some poetry and have written a script for a short play.  At each class I introduce a famous author or poet and read an extract of their work, sometimes adding an exercise of ‘writing in the style of’ and ending with a short biography of the author concerned.


On the 18th November 2017, Josephine Lay hosted a book event for four of her writers from her Brockworth Creative Writing Class last night (Saturday 18/11/2017) at the Brockworth Community Centre.
The four writers (Alyson Joyner, Sarah Dalton, Michelle Hibberd & Don Jardine) read from their newly published books.
The books were available to buy and the writers were available to sign copies.
It was a highly successful event with all the writers selling all their books on the night and taking orders for many more.

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