Skip to main content

The Art of Writing Short Stories for Audio and Visual Performance

Do you have a desire to write a Drama for audio or visual performance? Would you like to learn the art of writing and developing short stories for 'physically' bringing them to life from the written page for both audio and visual performance?

Book Now

Course Summary

Subject Area: Adult Community Learning
Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 0
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 8
Hours: 2.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £100

Apply now at:
QR Code

Course Information for Students

This course is for anyone who wishes to learn or improve techniques for developing their writing for the creative process of writing for performance, whether for audio or visual performance.  Learn how leading story writers make their work so engaging and also creatively effective for successfully sharing with an audience/viewer, as well as a reader.

Their are no formal entry requirements, although a desire to create compelling short stories and to build on and share their ideas with a group would be necessary.   

  • The art of writing
  • Developing short stories for audio and visual performance
  • The creative process
  • New approaches to developing short story writing skills
  • Analysis of leading writers, their work, and their methods
  • Writing for an audience
  • Practical exercises
  • Mechanisms to stimulate and aid the creative process
  • Constructive discussions and analysis
  • Investigative exercises built around leading writers’ work

Notepad, pen, and YOUR IDEAS 

There are no formal examinations, but there will be assigned tasks to aid the creative process.  There will also be an end of course evaluation.

After this course. you will have the skills, knowledge and viewpoint to start or complete your own short story writing project.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

Sorry - no lmi data
More Careers Information at:
QR Code

DCG Success Stories

Discover how our students have achieved success. Their hard work and dedication to learning has enabled them to succeed in rewarding careers or progress onto higher education.

role model

We encourage progress and aspirational outcomes by guiding people onto learning pathways that lead to positive destinations. Our students have gone on to achieve great things since leaving the College. We would like to share some of their inspiring success stories with you.

View Role Models

online application form

Get Started...

Check availibility and book now on this course.

Book Now

Course Information Last Updated On: June 7, 2022 10:59 am