Creative Writing

Ref: C2342875

A weekly course picking up after 'How To Start Creative Writing', exploring more intermediate areas. You will explore a range of skills, strategies and techniques to develop your own creative writing style.

Course aim

To develop and produce your own creative writing, exploring more intermediate skills, strategies and techniques.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • Reccomended for those who are already familiar with the basics of creative writing

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

  • Give a brief explanation of the definition of 'creative writing'.
  • Explore, learn and practise further intermediate strategies and skills to writing fiction.
  • Explore advanced topics, genres and concepts, with examples of authors from those areas.
  • Produce and share at least one piece of creative writing applying techniques, skills or strategies explored on the course.

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?

  • 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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Creative Writing

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 2019
  • 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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