What if YOU spoke?
Get inspired with our free online writing and illustration masterclasses, and develop your creative voice.
Whether you're interested in starting your own novel or illustrating your own comic, finding out more about journalism or about different forms of poetry, or you just want to try something new, you can get expert advice from literary prize winners, award-winning illustrators, and some of today’s most inspirational voices. For free!
Just click on a video link at the bottom of the page to start. There are ten different masterclasses, and you can take part in one, a few, or all of them!
- Comics With Character - with illustrator and writer Joff Winterhart
- Draw Your Voice - with visual artist Rudy Loewe
- Finding Your Inner Voice - with author, illustrator and poet Laura Dockrill
- Form in Poetry - with poet Deanna Rodger
- Journalism 101 - with writer, journalist and producer Ali May
- Nature Writing - with writer and researcher Zakiya McKenzie
- Starting Your First Novel - with writer and poet Derek Owusu
- Find out The Thread that links you to your stories - with filmmaker, activist and feature writer, Ashish Ghadiali
- What Have I Got To Write About? - with poet, novelist and playwright Steven Camden
- What Next? Developing Your Stories Further - with author Kirsty Logan
Find inspiration and develop your creative voice today.
What if YOU Spoke? is led by Libraries Unlimited in partnership with Pen to Print, University of Exeter, Africa Writes & Literature Works as part of Exeter UNESCO City of Literature.