Introduction to Creative Writing

Duration: Basic course 12-15 hours (4-5 weeks at 3 hours / 5-6 weeks at 2.5 hours – dependant on group size. Maximum participants 10) Please note this course can be extended to up to 10 weeks depending on needs and aims of group.

The Intro to Creative Writing will give learners the chance to explore and develop writing skills. A perfect taster for new writers interested in the craft.

Over the duration of the course, learners will gain an insight into the writing world.

Content includes:

  • Types of writing and writing exercises – poetry, flash fiction, short stories
  • Myth busting and writing opportunities for all
  • The art of novel writing – including memoirs
  • Writing for wellbeing and expression
  • Author’s own personal writing journey
  • Writing structure and process
  • Writing tips
  • Making time to write
  • Character development and voice
  • Language and style
  • Importance of own story and voice in writing
  • Peer support
  • Writing for competitions and submissions
  • Publishing routes