Creative Writing Workshop

Ref: C3843351

A friendly and relaxed writing group. The first half of each session is devoted to reading the previous weeks writing Homework, the second hour consists of an in-class writing exercise that leads into that weeks Homework.

Course aim

To encourage Creative Writing and to introduce learners to the principles of story construction.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Write a Monologue.
  • Write a short script.
  • Recognise good story construction.
  • Identify how to generate story ideas.
  • Demonstrate how to self-edit.

How will I be taught?

  • Most of your learning will take place in your class, but one or two sessions will be online using WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas, working by yourself or engaging with other students. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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?

  • Pens and Paper! You'll be asked to bring in at least six copies of your Creative Writing Homework pieceinto class.

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
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Script and Story submissions to various outlets.

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Creative Writing Workshop

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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