Creative writing: Everyone's got a story to tell - taster

Ref: C3742286

This is a taster session for beginner writers. The tutor will give some fun, practical exercises to encourage discussion and writing.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to the subject of creative writing and to prompt and encourage the writing of a short piece of fiction or memoir in the session.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

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

  • Contribute to discussion
  • Try some practical writing exercises
  • Write a short piece to share, if I so wish, with the rest of the group

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

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?

  • pen and paper for writing in the session

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Creative writing: Everyone's got a story to tell - taster 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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