About Sharon Colback

Creative Writing Tutor, Sharon Colback
About Your Creative Writing Tutor, Sharon Colback

Learn to Write Online creative writing course has been designed and is led by Sharon Colback, B.A.. She studied English literature, French and Latin at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Sharon is a writer with a long track record in many different genres of writing; as a journalist for a large variety of UK and international publications and as a short story and fiction writer. She has led writing workshops within companies and to private individuals.

As a creative writing teacher she has taught many private groups at her farmhouse in South West France, where courses are still on offer. On request, she has taught groups in Northern Ireland and Italy. In South Africa, her courses were offered at the University of Cape Town Summer School to groups of 20. Now based in the U.K. she offers one-on-one tuition in addition to her online courses.

Sharon is a lively teacher who has broadcast frequently on the radio and as an after dinner speaker in Hong Kong, the UK and South Africa. She was awarded the Evelyn Wrench Cultural Scholarship by the English Speaking Union of the U.S. where she lectured on the lives and cuisine of the Great Mughal Emperors of India.

Her fiction writing has been published in several anthologies. You can read some of her stories on her blog.

Contact: sharon.colback@live.co.uk

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