Creative Writing with Alison Dunne

Ref: C2347066

A general course for writers wishing to commit to regular writing sessions across a variety of disciplines and to improve writing through learning the craft and feeding back to others in the group. There will be writing exercises to get you started and editing sessions. There will be optional assignments to complete between classes and an opportunity to share your work each week in small breakout groups as well as the main session. You will offer and receive feedback. We will cover a range of areas including writing fiction, short stories, poems and life writing. Suitable for beginners and improvers.

Course aim

This course will get you writing in a variety of disciplines, sharing your work and feeding back on the work of other class members. It is a friendly and supportive environment to learn the basics about the craft, and consider your writing goals.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Show I have taken part in writing exercises & discussions in the online learning environment
  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of common features of poetry, fiction and/or life writing
  • Feel more confident to share my work with the group and to comment constructively on the work of others.
  • Identify my writing goals going forward.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec - You will need something to write on and with.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Creative Writing with Alison Dunne

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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