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We offer occasional 5-day creating writing courses in Andalusia. Watch this space for 2019 courses.

Gaucin Writers' Room

Gaucin Writers’ Room

Why not combine a creative writing workshop and one-to-one tutorials with exploring Andalusia? Enjoy the coastal resorts of Malaga; visit the bull-fighting town of Ronda that inspired Hemingway; explore the historic beauties of Granada and Cadiz. Or just spend some extra days enjoying the relaxed cafe culture of Gaucin, home to many artists and writers from around the world. 

Picturesque Gaucin

Picturesque Gaucin

Our Gaucin Workshops

Chalk the Sun co-founder  Jo Hepplewhite offers regular fortnightly workshops and occasional short courses in Gaucin, a picturesque small town with a history dating back to pre-Roman times and views over the Serrania de Ronda to the Rock of Gibraltar and the Rif Mountains of  Morocco. Writers of all levels from absolute beginners to published authors can kick-start their creativity or develop work in progress with fun activities and professional feedback from tutor Jo at Gaucin Writers’ Room workshops on Monday evenings. The Gaucin writers’ group which has published three collections of short stories by local writers.

Jo Hepplewhite lives in Gaucin and you can book her for personalised individual sessions to help you beat the block, test out ideas or finish a project. Jo also teaches holiday workshops for budding  junior writers 8 years and older in the area. For further details email: jo@chalkthesun.co.uk

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Jo Hepplewhite teaching in June 2015

Jo Hepplewhite teaching in June 2015