Creative Writing

Ref: C2527608

This two-hour taster session is ideal for anyone interested in taking a creative writing course with the WEA. You will be able to find out more about the subject and try some simple exercises designed to get you writing and develop your skills. The session will be relaxed and supportive and is suitable for beginners and those with previous writing experience.

Course aim

A two-hour taster session to introduce students to studying creative writing with the WEA.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Use the online platform Canvas to access information, course materials and support.
  • Produce a piece of creative writing in response to an exercise set by the tutor.
  • Share my writing with other people.
  • Give and receive constructive feedback on writing.
  • Identify at least one writing goal to pursue after the session.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Please bring paper/a notebook and pen.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Creative Writing


This course is funded by the North of Tyne Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

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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