Anne Taylor

Course director

Anne Taylor is a writer, teacher, Feldenkrais practitioner and writing group facilitator. She worked for many years as a journalist and university lecturer before embarking on an MA in Creative Writing and Personal Development and the facilitation of writing groups in a range of health and community settings with various organisations and universities both face-to-face and online. Anne has a special interest in medical humanities, has been commissioned to work with medical students, psychiatrists and trainee GPs and has presented and published about this work.  Since March 2020 she has developed a series of online writing workshops for the mental health charity MIND and with a retirement community for the socially and digitally excluded. As a qualified Feldenkrais practitioner she is exploring the connection between movement, awareness and writing both personally and in her group work.

Anne is secretary of  Lapidus Cornwall and is a trained NAWE/Arvon Foundation writing coach.

With Victoria Field she co-directs the Introduction to Therapeutic and Reflective Writing and Running Writing Workshops courses which, between them, have over 300 alumni from more than 30 countries. 

 

ANNE’s TOP WRITING TIP

Free-write often, and with some abandonment, in a journal marked for your eyes only. In amongst the flotsam and jetsam you will find relief, and nuggets of gold.