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CREATIVE WRITING NEXT STEPS

Qualification

Course Code

22P1COM00365

Duration

6 Weeks

Entry Requirements

No previous knowledge is required but completing our Creative Writing for Beginners course would be advantageous. Basic English writing and speaking skills are required.

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course learners will be offered further guidance on opportunities available and will be advised of other courses that may be of interest to them.

Cost

£160

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This course is ideal for those who wish to improve their writing skills on a creative level, taught in a fun and relaxed environment.

Perfect for people interested in: Writing techniques; storytelling; publishing stories; creative hobbies; expressing yourself; creativity; mindfulness

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN

A practical course covering all aspects of creative writing including Voice, Theme, Humour, Perspective, and Life Writing. 

The course is broken into 5 topics:

  • Character
  • Plot
  • World Building
  • Language
  • Genre

The workshop format to our classes creates a safe environment to experiment, critique and create new writing. Each week you 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:

  • Identify writing goals and ways of working to achieve them
  • Give and receive feedback
  • Write, write and write some more

Learners should bring pen & paper or alternative notetaking tools.

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

12th January 2023

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus