Claire Colley
Claire Colley

Writing Courses, Writing Groups and Reading Groups

Creative Writing for Beginners Course 2018


Creative Writing for Beginners is a fun, sociable course aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about this great hobby.


For more details, please see below :)


Claire Colley will also be facilitating the following activities at Portchester Community Association Hub, Portchester Precinct:


Writing Group

For practicing writers to access peer critiques and support with the writing journey.

Bring along your latest work for discussion in the group.


Reading Group

A chance for people to share their love of literature in Portchester.  Thoughtful discussion facilitated by Claire.


The above groups will be charged at £2.50 per person per session to cover room hire and tea/coffee for participants.  Please pay cash on the night.


Spoken Word Evening

Once a month, Claire will lead a spoken word evening!  Bring along your stories, poems and monologues to perform to the audience.  Writers of all levels of experience are welcomed, please bring family and friends and turn it into a fantastic evening of fun and frolics!


Time: TBC

Cost:  £3.50 per person - please pay cash on the night.

First Session:  


You are welcome to bring your own drinks, however tea and coffee will be available for 25p per cup.

Claire hopes to produce an anthology of the most exciting work from this monthly event, with profits being donated to Portchester Community Association.  Please do contact her by email or have a chat with her on the night if you wish your work to be considered for this publication.


For any of the above sessions, please contact Claire Colley at and let her know if you will be attending.


New creative writing for beginners course starting 5th Feb

New novel due out end of Feb 2018

Horror film Father in post-production


If you have always wanted to ask me something, now is the time to go for it!

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