Introduction to Creative Writing (Free)
This short course covers the basics of writing creatively and telling a story so that beginners and improvers may refine their craft.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for you if you have held a passion for creative writing; whether or not you have experimented with writing yourself.
Unlock and explore your creativity to enable you to develop characterisation, plot and settings.
An interest in creative writing generally. You must be willing to work independently to develop your ideas and to share them with the group.
What will you learn?
You will learn to develop descriptive techniques used in fictional accounts. You will broaden your vocabulary so that you can evoke engagement and an emotional reaction from a reader.
The course will include:-
A brief explanation of the subject of ‘creative writing’
Practice in strategies for writing fiction
Exploring topics, genres, concepts from the work of several authors
Writing at least one piece of creative writing employing skills and literary devices covered during the course.
How will you learn?
Literary devices will be explored using a range a classroom and homework activities. There will be group discussions, small projects and practical work.
What will you need to bring with you?
A notebook and pen. (Access to the Internet is also required for research and available through our library services)
How will you be assessed?
You will produce an assessed piece of creative writing, which you will submit for tutor feedback
This is a great introduction if you are planning on studying a GCSE in English Literature and wishing to study literature in more detail. It also will broaden your vocabulary which is useful in a range of professions.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Course Information Last Updated On: December 15, 2021 12:27 pm