Course overview

This course is a follow on to the previous ‘Writing Your First Novel: Next Level’ course, but suitable for newly enrolling students with experience writing fiction. 'Writing your first Novel: Advanced' is all about the deeper craft of creative writing—those elements that will make your work really stand out when you are making your first steps into the world of writing, regardless of whether you are planning on submitting your work, or if you are just writing for fun. Giving you the opportunity to develop an effective creative writing practice, and further personal development, especially if you want to get that first novel out of your head and onto paper.

Course description

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘Everyone has a novel in them?’ This is your chance to get yours on the page! Even if you don’t have an idea yet, you can begin to develop your writing and experiment with different ideas until you find the story that is hiding inside of you.

Covering elements beyond the basics of form and function and foster creative thinking and experimentation in your writing, as well as refreshing and building on some of the important foundational concepts of the subject. Sharing ideas and successes in a group will help you develop self-confidence and further explore your creativity too.

You only need a pen and paper—or maybe just your computer!

· Develop your confidence as a writer.

· Build towards creating an effective creative writing practice.

· Personal development—especially if you want to get that first novel out of your head and onto paper.

This course is a follow-up to “Writing Your First Novel: Next Level” course but is suitable for newly enrolling students with some confidence in their writing or fiction writing skills. Previous enrollers on ‘Writing Your First Novel: Advanced’ are welcome to join, but the content will not be new to them.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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