Writing Journey – Eye for Story

Lucy Edematie is a freelance writer and former editor of the Margate Mercury., Lucy is focuses on causes that seek to be inclusive, to unite, and to benefit society’s most vulnerable and marginalised.

As part of Writing Journey, Lucy will be leading A Journalist’s Eye for a Story on May 18th, 12PM – 2PM

You’ll be able to find out:

  • How to put yourself into a story
  • How to contribute to a broader narrative
  • Confidence in your unique voice

Lucy is excited to share her writing experience with young people in Thanet. She started her career in secondary schools located in challenging inner city contexts. She has seen first-hand the potential of the arts and creativity to empower and transform lives.

“Writing and playing with words is always fun. Writing helps us to communicate, connect, teach, and share ideas with others, and to better understand ourselves.”

Lucy’s Writing Journey workshop will explore how to feel more confident in your unique writing voice, and integrate it into your daily life. The skills young people will help young people  in lots of ways, such as applying for a job, messaging a friend, keeping a diary, inventing stories or creating poetry. Writing Journey is an opportunity for young people to experiment with different written forms, both fiction and non-fiction.

“Writing is essential and has so many uses, so being able to write well is empowering.”

Lucy is currently working on a project that involves writing for a stage show, but she can’t release further details yet!

Writing Journey will run from the 27th April to the 1st June, and will feature six fun workshops led by inspiring, local professionals. With workshops exploring journalism, poetry, life writing, the series is completely FREE and is being offered to anyone ages 18-25 who is curious about writing!

Get in touch with sam@margatebookie.co.uk to book onto our FREE Writing Journey workshops.

All our sessions will take place online and you can find out more by following us on social media: @MargateBookie

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