Creative Writing - Beginners and Continuing

Suitable for beginners and continuing students as the tutor will adjust to different levels. 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.

$250 Limited inc GST
Creative Writing - Beginners and Continuing

<p>Suitable for beginners and continuing students as the tutor will adjust to different levels. Tap into your creativity and learn the basics of crafting compelling fiction or narrative non-fiction,

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

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