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About the teacher

Diny van Kleeff is an independent author, published poet and storyteller based in Eastbourne. She has also helped publish books for other local authors on Amazon and Smashwords.

Diny's poetry can be viewed on her website:


Diny's novels can be found on Amazon & also at www.dinyfvk.co.uk

Creative Writing for Beginners

Teacher: Diny

Time: Wednesday 1.15pm-2.45pm   

Course Dates: Wednesday 11th September to 23rd October (7 week block)

Level: This class is open to beginners and those who those who may have dabbled in creative writing before such as short stories or poetry. 

Cost: £70 for the course. If you need to cancel your place, please provide 7 days notice to receive a full refund. Thereafter, course fees are non-refundable. You can book & pay for your course using the Buy Now button or pay in person at Eden Blue by cash or card.

Info: Please bring your own pen and paper, or a laptop if you prefer.

​Have you always wanted to write stories or a novel, but not known where to start - or if you even could? In this exciting class you will learn how to develop your writing skills, gain confidence in your ability and share your work with others in a non-critical and encouraging environment.

You will explore different forms of writing, viewpoints, genres and styles through lots of pen-exercise and discussion. The class will equip you with the skills to develop your writing abilities and explore different avenues for your writing, whether it be short stories, novella's, historical novels or just for fun!

Recent testimonials

"The delight at finally fulfilling a dream to write with a purpose has been totally realised in Diny's class. I am beginning to really understand not only the structure of good writing but also the absolute pleasure of writing. Dinys skill, guidance and enthusiasm has made each week so interesting and rewarding I really feel I have momentum to carrying on and am looking forward to the next level. It's been a wonderful experience in a very friendly and supportive atmosphere and so good to listen to other people's writing" Jan.

"I have learnt so much from Diny's course already and really look forward to the class each week. Diny has encouraged us to explore different writing styles and to think outside the box. I have a better understanding of the opportunities available to writers and enjoy the weekly activities. An invaluable introduction for anyone who loves to write!" Celine ​​