Creative Writing for Beginners

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  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Part-time (evening)
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 3 October 2018; 23 January 2019; 1 May 2019
  • Course duration: Ten week evening course

The aim of the course is to enable both the beginner and the more experienced writer to work on developing their writing skills in a variety of different areas, including poetry, short story writing, flash fiction, playwriting and writing a full-length novel.

Throughout the course you will be offered advice and feedback on your work, to help your writing develop and progress in a supportive workshop environment.

Varied exercises and use of stimuli will be used to aid the creative process and exploration of your writing skills, offering new insights and inventive approaches for your individual projects.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course you will have a variety of writing projects in development, and a network of fellow writers and potential collaborators with whom you can progress your work further.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

During this course you will:

  • learn how to get started and find inspiration
  • create a sense of place for your writing and your characters
  • develop the hook that will get readers to read on
  • understand the different working styles for different writing projects
  • use poetry as a way in to further creative writing
  • learn about the importance of a well-constructed synopsis
  • learn that the end is just the beginning, and how to redraft and refine your work.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418