Every good story begins somewhere.
A fun and informative creative writing course suited to people interested in writing but are unsure how to get started. In a relaxed and encouraging environment, you’ll talk, workshop and complete exercises with like-minded people, gaining the confidence and ability to express yourself through words. This course has a focus on generic writing skills without focusing on any one particular genre. Those skills can then be applied to a range of styles, from poetry and short stories to personal narratives, while having lots of fun along the way.
Beginning Creative Writing Course Content:
- Finding Inspiration
- Character voice, creation and development
- Settings, description, atmosphere and mood.
- Plotting and structure.
- Dialogue, point of view
- Rewriting and editing
- Recognizing and avoiding clichés
- Showing not telling
Each class includes work-shopping, exercises and homework, aimed at developing each student’s individual writing style.
What to bring:
Please bring a pen and paper to each session.
Who is this course for?
Anyone with an interest in creative writing – particularly those unsure about adhering to a certain style or genre. Perfect for beginners.
Saturday, 1st December - 3 classes
$320 / $304 (conc)