Creative Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University

Creative Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: Wednesday evenings 6:00 - 8:30, ten weeks

Price: £350

Run by: Linsey Galloway
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4FQ

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About the Course

The aim of the course is to enable both the beginner and the more experienced writer to work on developing their writing skills in a variety of different areas, including poetry, short story writing, flash fiction, playwriting and writing a full-length novel.

Throughout the course you will be offered advice and feedback on your work, to help your writing develop and progress in a supportive workshop environment.

Varied exercises and stimuli will be used to aid the creative process and exploration of your writing skills, offering new insights and inventive approaches for your individual projects.

During this course you will:

- learn how to get started and find inspiration
- create a sense of place for your writing and your characters
- develop the hook that will get readers to read on
- understand the different working styles for different writing projects
- use poetry as a way in to further creative writing
- learn about the importance of a well-constructed synopsis
- learn that the end is just the beginning, and how to redraft and refine your work.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course you will have a variety of writing projects in development, and a network of fellow writers and potential collaborators with whom you can progress your work further.

"Tina was a great tutor. Never thought I would begin to write a play!" LF

"Very engaging and inspiring." KS

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What's included in the price?

Ten weeks of quality tuition with an experienced tutor, Wednesdays 6 - 8:30 pm. Maximum class size: 14.



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Course Start Dates

Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Wednesday 1st May 2019

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  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners

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