Creative Writing:from sci-fi to stream of consciousness-experimenting with genre

Ref: C3679720

This friendly and accessible course offers beginnners and returners the chance to experiment, explore and understand the different approaches required when writing for various different genres. You may be looking for inspiration to get started or that extra motivation to develop and continue with an existing writing project, this course offers the chance to further your ideas and gain enthusiasm for creative writing in general. Dare to ‘break convention’ as we consider different styles and themes - and put theory into creative practice.

Course aim

To inspire, encourage and enable participants with creating writing in general but with a focus on exploring and understanding writing in different styles and genres.

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:

  • Express an understanding the form and structure of a story in relation to one of more of different styles/genres.
  • Show confidence in one's abilities in commenting on and critiquing a story in relation to one of more creative styles and genres.
  • Draw from one's own skills and experience in creating a stories of their own in accordance to one of more genre forms or styles covered.
  • Display competence in the development of creative texts in general.
  • Demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm for the subject area.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A pen and notepad/book will still prove useful.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Creative Writing:from sci-fi to stream of consciousness-experimenting with genre

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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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