No previous knowledge required. Basic English writing and speaking skills required.
Having successfully completed the course learners can progress on to our Creative Writing Next Steps course.
This is a beginners course, taught in a fun and relaxed environment. Ideal for those who wish to improve their writing skills on a creative level.
Perfect for people interested in: Writing techniques; storytelling; publishing stories; creative hobbies; expressing yourself; creativity; mindfulness
The course will explore practical techniques involved in the craft of writing. You will be encouraged to work in prose, creative non-fiction, poetry or scripts. You will examine how the application of different forms such as genre fiction, plays and screenwriting can impact the creative elements in your writing regardless of your preferred style and you will be encouraged to find different ways of writing and seeing.
The workshop format to our classes creates a safe environment to experiment, critique and create new writing. Each week we will carry out warm-up exercises, critical reading discussions, creative workshopping and you will be provided with a (non-compulsory) weekly writing prompt to encourage and expand your learning beyond the session.
The course objectives are to:
Learners should bring pen & paper or alternative notetaking tools.
20th April 2023