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Introduction to Creative Writing

Key course information

Film and Media Production

14/09/2021

10 weeks

Part time

165.00

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Course Overview


Ever wanted to write but weren’t sure how to begin? Or perhaps you’ve started to write and want to learn more about the craft?This course introduces fiction writing, looking at tips for producing professional work, as well as exploring the possibilities of your creativity.The aim is for a friendly, informal group, with the opportunity to try writing techniques both in session and at home with an emphasis on letting go and being creative.


What will I learn?


Over four two-hour sessions, the course will look at how to begin writing fiction, with regular writing prompts and a safe, peaceful space to write. For those who have already started writing it’s a chance to learn some new techniques and polish existing work.

The course will cover:

Getting started
Character
Setting
Plotting and story arc

Entry Requirements


There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.

Additional Costs and Information


There are no additional course costs.

You should bring with you a notebook and pen.

For the online course you will need a computer/laptop with a camera to join in the online sessions.

This course will take place on one evening per week at the Chippenham campus, the details are:
14.09.21-23.11.21 Tuesday 18:00-20:30

This course will take place on one morning per week at the Methuen Centre, Corsham, the details are:
17.09.21-26.11.21 Friday 10:00-12:30

This course will take place on morning per week online the details are:
14.09.21-23.11.21 Tuesday 10:00-12:00

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

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