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Lucy Flannery

Lucy specialises in demystifying structure, editing, proofreading and ‘flow’ for undergrads, postgrads and staff.

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Additional expertise:
  • blogging
  • business narratives
  • comedy writing
  • creative writing
  • executive summaries
  • social media

Courses offered by Lucy Flannery include:

  • Writing with clarity, precision and purpose
  • Editing and proofreading
  • How to create ‘flow’
  • Planning, drafting and editing
  • Writing reflectively and effectively
  • Make structure work for you

Lucy is an award-winning writer with credits in film, radio, TV, theatre and fiction. She leads the Get Playwriting! and Script Lab courses at Chichester Festival Theatre and was 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, 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.

A passionate advocate for life-long learning, Lucy has for several years been a governor at a large FE College in Hampshire, with a special interest in curriculum, quality and learning.

Lucy enjoys working with postgrads and staff, helping them to identify existing skills and build upon them to communication effectively. She has a special interest in helping others develop reflective practice.

Lucy can offer workshops, tutorials and talks both in person, subject to public health restrictions, and online until at least the end of 2021.

Discipline areas: Arts, Business & Management, Humanities, Social Sciences
Topics: Essays, dissertations, literature reviews, reflective commentaries, business reports, online communication, letters and emails
Participants: School/college students, undergraduates, postgraduates (taught), staff (academic), staff (non-academic)
Activities: Workshops, retreats, seminars, tutorials
Consultant's background: Non-fiction, copywriter, playwright, radio or TV writer
Location: London and South East England
Availability for travel: UK-wide
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