An intensive week-long introduction to creative writing short course designed to help you explore how to find inspiration and how to make your creative writing lively and engaging.
Delivered over five days in a short intensive burst, with a weekend break in the middle for you to put your learning into practice, you will learn the key elements of fiction writing, particularly in relation to short stories and novels. Subjects covered include structure, characterisation, dialogue, point of view, narrative voice, style and how to develop, sustain and end a story.
On this highly practical course you will also learn how to support your practice as a writer and how to revise and edit your own work.
This course is ideal preparation for our Short Story Writing and Novel Writing and Longer Works courses.
Who is it for?
Inspiring and motivating, our An Approach to Creative Writing summer school is led by a professional writer who is an expert in their field. Aimed at beginners, the course makes up part of City's range of short creative writing courses that boasts a growing list of published alumni.
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This course runs for 10 consecutive days (excluding the weekend). In July 2021 the course will run from July 12th to the 23rd at 11am-1pm every week day.
Delivered over five intense days, this City writing summer school is the ideal way to fast-track your progress as a writer.