Creative Story Writing

Ref: C2226207

The course will develop the student's writing skills in a creative way by planning and editing a short story. This course is open to all but is particularly suitable for people who are new to writing or who haven't shared their work with others before.

Course aim

This course will introduce students to writing a short story in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

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

  • plan a short story
  • Write a short story
  • Read ,discuss and reflect on my own work
  • Receive and give constructive feedback on my own writing as well as the writing of other stiudents.
  • edit my own work

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
  • Activities may include tutor presentation, small group work,working in pairs ,class discussions,short tasks and research.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

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
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Creative Story Writing

Is this course right for me? Request more information

If you don't have a pin, please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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