Developing Your Creative Writing

Ref: C3847042

We will continue to develop creative and imaginative writing, considering sense of place - the place and time of a piece of writing, viewpoint - from the perspective of the narrator. We will develop characters through their characterization. We will discuss poetry and other forms of writing.

Course aim

Developing the basics of Creative and Imaginative writing. For anyone who wishes to begin writing imaginatively or to enhance their writing skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Continue to develop writing through sense of place, point of view, characterization, show don't tell. Become a people watcher.
  • Explore writing poetry in several forms, including concrete poetry.
  • Discuss poem examples and their content. Study charaterization in a short story example
  • Write Beginning, Middles and Endings - believable endings
  • Keep it simple avoiding verbosity and the importance of editing including Flash Fiction.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need an internet connection. Use of a laptop, mobile phone or tablet.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Developing Your Creative Writing

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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