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Creative Writing Masterclass

Pen and paper at the ready? Lucy shares her whimsical words of advice in this masterclass for all the aspiring writers out there!  


Have you ever felt yourself being transported away to the seaside through the pages of a book – back to special times spent with family on holidays you always hoped would last forever? The holidays themselves may not have, but you probably feel like the memories have and always will.  

According to the Family Holiday Association there’s a reason why. The charity that gives struggling British families a break recently published some insightful and compelling research looking at the social, psychological and emotional benefits of a family holiday. This research showed half of Brits (49%) say their happiest memory is that of a holiday with their family and an overwhelming majority (55%) agree these holidays have given them happy memories that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.     

In the year of its 40th anniversary, the charity has launched a digital, interactive celebrity scrapbook full of inspiring #seasidememories. In aid of that cause, the charity has shared with us a brilliant, exclusive writing masterclass video from author, Lucy Clarke.

Lucy Clarke is a novelist, traveller, and sea-air enthusiast. Her novels have been published internationally, and her latest book, 'The Blue', was published 30th July. Lucy spends her winters travelling, and her summers at her home on the south coast of England where she lives with her husband and baby.