Creative Writing Taster Day

Ref: C2340853

This taster day is aimed at both new and returning learners - giving you a taster of exercises in both poetry and prose. So come along, write, and enjoy yourself in the company of like-minded people.

Course aim

A taster day using exercises in both poetry and prose for would-be and returning creative writers.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No knowledge assumed and all welcome - new learners may learn much from returners on the day.

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

  • Have a go at some poetry exercises
  • Have a go at some prose exercises
  • Discuss what has been learned - and how this can be used outside the classroom.
  • Learn some techniques in editing and polishing.
  • Discover the joy of writing creatively in one session.

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
  • Homework NA for this course as this is a taster day only, so just enjoy the methods on the day.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • 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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • paper, pen, folder, and a small notebook or electronic device for putting notes in, any noting down method you like.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • Tutor's current books Brand New Beat, stories, and Mr Bowlly Regrets, poems, both King's England, 2017.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Creative Writing Taster Day

Enrolment 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

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