Advanced creative writing

Wakefield Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ

Face to Face Recovery College Courses (18+)

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 Wakefield Town Hall

Start dates and time

TermDayDateTimesDuration
Term Autumn/WinterMonday31 October 202210am-12pm6 weeks

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