I happen to believe – scratch that, I know – creative writing has amazing benefits. Specifically, amazing therapeutic benefits. I also volunteer at S.E.E.D. (An eating disorder charity for those based in the East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull.)
So, when S.E.E.D. asked me to give a short talk on the benefits of creative writing, I gleefully rubbed my hands together and accepted. Actually writing them down and (gulp!) presenting my ideas was a lot harder than I had first thought.
But, yesterday, I finally did it. And I’d like to share it with you: