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Creative Writing

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$¤,199 inc GST
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Early Bird Fee: Valid to 28th January 2018. Price will then rise to $250!

Please bring writing and note-taking materials, and samples of your work (if you have any).

Tap into your creativity and learn the basics of crafting compelling fiction or narrative non-fiction, whether novel, memoir or short story forms, with a focus on dramatic writing, writing in scenes, and avoiding the common mistakes that sink most stories.

COURSE CONTENT
• Genres and Forms
• The Importance of 'Reading as a Writer'
• Writing Routines
• Creativity and Writing Exercises
• Drama: The Key to Story
• Plot and Structure
• Writing in Scenes
• Writing Craft: Point of View / Focalisation, Tense, Transitions, Showing & Telling, Specificity & Clarity, Common Mistakes.
• Characterisation
• Dialogue
• Editing & Revision
• Submitting Your Work for Publication and Working with an Editor
• Helpful Resources for Writers
• Q & A throughout on anything writing-related.

COURSE OUTCOMES
To arm students with knowledge and craft-based techniques they can apply to their own writing to help them produce publishable work.

SKILL PREREQUISITE
Comprehending many of the readings and concepts taught requires strong English-language skills.

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