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Nina MacPherson BSc PGCE MEd MA
Writer and Tutor
Nina began writing short stories and witty ditties for her own enjoyment. She attended
events run by the Betjeman and Larkin societies at Magdalen, Oxford. This inspired
her to develop her fiction writing whilst teaching full-
Nina attended creative writing classes and became a member of ‘The Scribblers’ writers’ group. She and a friend – a published author – regrouped and formed ‘Brasserie Writers’ – meeting in Green Park Brasserie, Bath, on a monthly basis.
With great excitement Nina learned she had been accepted for a place on the prestigious MA in Creative Writing course at Bath Spa University. Classes held at the beautiful Corsham Court were a far cry from her early days as a novice teacher at the other end of town, teaching special needs pupils in badly heated huts! She became a student rep for the MA course and donated prizes for the student party raffle.
Nina began her blog and participated in private and public readings. She read from
‘The Inspection’ for comic effect, ‘The Keys to Heaven’ -
She went on to co-
At a creative evening Nina read from ‘My Friend from Sierra Leone’ incorporating the beat of an SL djembe drum. The story is reminiscent of Lakka, Freetown.
Following a further reading Nina was thrilled to have Kylie Fitzpatrick (The Ninth
Stone) as her writing mentor and editor. Following redrafts Nina again read from
'Coming of Age' -
Nina has been selling cards and fund-
Nina's Calendars, Cards & Creations
Nina organising a reading in 2016