Course overview

You will practice techniques for creating short stories, true or untrue, in fortnightly sessions, and apply the principles of short fiction to our writing, with the focus this term on character creation. There will be writing exercises, discussions, an optional weekly homework task and feedback. You will be given guidance on feedback techniques will be provided. Course content is flexible, and will be adapted to suit the needs of the group. Suitable for improvers.

Course description

This course for adults meets on alternate Thursday mornings. It is suited to those with some experience of creative writing – prose, poetry or memoir.

You'll establish an effective writing routine through regular optional tasks will help us to establish an effective writing routine, and promote the building of a portfolio of writing.

The focus will be on prose forms, particularly short story and flash fiction, but experiments with style are encouraged

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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