Creative Writing

Ref: C3741377

Students will be encouraged to explore a range of genres and styles in which they might develop their own writing skills. Students will be encouraged to edit and polish their work in the light of peer and tutor feedback. The class will create a safe supportive environment in which students feel comfortable about presenting their work.

Course aim

The course aims to introduce students to a range of strategies to help them get into the flow, tap into inspiration and build skills in both prose and poetry.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • control language with regard to functional and effective imagery
  • exploit the differences between genres and use the same material in each genre to highlight the difference
  • recognise how structure can be used effectively within and possibly across genres.
  • demonstrate an understanding of the use of observed detail

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Creative Writing Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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