Advanced creative writing

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Online courses

Have you attended our basic “Creative Writing” course? Perhaps you’re already a creative writer and want to perfect those skills a bit more?

Our 6 week advanced creative writing course, facilitated by experienced story writers and poets, will build on exercises discussed in the basic course, together with practical exercises and work to practice at home between sessions. You will look at:

  • Opening the story
  • Linking chapters
  • Expanding your knowledge of grammar and punctuation
  • Developing characters such as heroes/heroines and villains
  • Developing your imagination
  • Drafting a plot with a theme, as well as sub-plots
  • Looking at the market/audience and how to attract the reader
  • An introduction to writing for children
  • A introduction to writing plays
  • Fact vs. fiction
  • An introduction to writing a detective novel.

At Online only

Start dates and time

TermDayDateTimesDuration
Term Spring/SummerMonday12 April 20211:30pm-3:30pm6 weeks

How do I enrol?

You are not referred to the Recovery College, you can simply enrol yourself, or on behalf of someone, for any of our courses that may be of interest to you. Our courses are open to all adults and we welcome carers, supporters and professionals too.

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