Courses offered by Lucy Flannery include:
- Writing with clarity, precision and purpose
- Developing your unique voice
- Writing reflectively and effectively
- How to use narrative structure in academic writing
- Dissertations for artistic practitioners
- Writing for different audiences
Lucy is an award-winning playwright and scriptwriter, with credits in film, radio, TV theatre and fiction. She leads the Get Playwriting! and Script Lab courses at Chichester Festival Theatre and is the 2020 Writer-in-Residence at the University of Plymouth.
Drama credits include A Business Affair [with Christopher Walken], Like A Daughter [with Alison Steadman], The Story of Tracy Beaker, Poisoned Beds and Bear Hunt. Her short stories Calm Down, Dear and The Cabinet won The Brighton Prize and Bognor Writers Prize respectively.
After completing an RLF Writing Fellowship at the University of Chichester in 2017, Lucy began working as a Writing Project Associate. In this role she leads workshops and provides individual consultancy for businesses, charities, start-ups and the public sector on everything from report writing to social media content.
A passionate advocate for life-long learning, Lucy has for several years been a governor at a large FE College in Hampshire.
Lucy enjoys working with both staff and students, helping them to identify existing skills and build upon them to develop a consistent and effective communication style. She is especially good at helping undergraduate and postgraduate artistic practitioners express their ideas in written form.