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Our creative writing courses include: writing novels, poetry and screen and radio plays.

Creative Writing and Mindfulness View details

This course focuses on the creative process and uses a simple technique for generating narrative ideas using image prompts. After looking at the creative writing process and its benefits in terms of self-awareness and mindfulness, participants will be encouraged to observe their immediate environments and feelings through simple observation and writing exercises.

Creative Writing Taster View details

This taster session will demonstrate what it's like to study creative writing online. You will be introduced to Zoom and Canvas (the WEA's online learning platform) and complete a short writing exercise. This informal and supportive session is suitable for beginners as well as those with previous creative writing experience.

Creative Writing Taster View details

This taster day, taught by a published writer, demonstrates via a single exercise the sort of work students would do on a creative writing course. In a couple of hours, students will create and discuss a piece of work from a single topic. The course is also open to regular WEA creative writing students, who just want to add an extra exercise to their repertoire.

Creative Writing: Writing the Past and Imagining the Future View details

Using the WEA's online learning platform Canvas and live-time online teaching sessions via Zoom, students will explore a range of creative writing exercises and activities. In a virtual setting, we will look at writing about the past and creating future fantasies - whether these are true-to-life, hopes, dreams or pure fictions. You will be encouraged to let your imaginations loose and use prose, poetry or other creative means to explore any time but the present. Working to individual levels and interests, we will look at creating characters, developing plot and using different settings and styles to tell your stories.There will be a mix between creative writing exercises encouraging you to develop your own writing style, and workshops, where you will be supported to share and constructively critique writing produced by others. Everyone will be encouraged to share their writing but nobody will be expected to do so until they are ready. A relaxed, informal course for enjoyment.

Life in Lockdown - Keeping a Diary View details

The session will cover aspects of recording your thoughts, emotion, events and activities which happen daily. Also to plan future events and appointments.

Women, Romance and the Fallen Hero View details

Michael makes a life-changing decision while drunk. Miss Havisham plans revenge on all men... Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Maggie Hobson, Juliet Capulet - strong women standing up for themselves. Discuss heroic soldiers laying down their lives, flawed human beings making mistakes and romance that goes horribly wrong. Consider how the actions of individuals affect the well-being of others. Dip into some classics and discuss life!

Write for Life View details

Particularly aimed at ESOL students who have achieved Entry 3 or higher qualification. During two online zoom sessions we will explore how to tell stories and write them down. The course aims to build confidence in ESOL students to create writing with expression. We will approach how to structure stories by looking at settings and plot. We will produce some work during the session. This is a relaxed, informal course. All students will be supported and encouraged to share their work.

Writing Workshop (including personal development) online course View details

To build confidence in literacy skills and to encourage a return to learning. To help prevent isolation by becoming part of a community group.