About our Creative Writing courses
The written word can stir deep seated emotions. Learn to animate your fiction, polish your script or captivate young readers.
Are you a ‘non-practising’ writer? Has a lack of time, energy or self-belief stopped you from starting and completing your writing project? Are you trapped within a writer’s block or stuck writing/re-writing the same old chapter? Importantly, have you noticed how discipline alone will not help? Whatever your writing issue, you’re not alone; many writers both amateur and professional feel the same level of frustration when not able to follow through with a promise to them self,... [More]
This class will deal primarily with writing short stories or short pieces of prose, however, other forms of fiction, including novel and genre writing will be discussed. Run as a workshop with readings, writing exercises, homework and discussions, you are encouraged to bring your own work for class discussion.Suitable for both beginners and more experienced writers, the course will reflect the needs and wishes of the class, but topics covered will include: how to get started, what... [More]
Everyone has a story to tell. Whether you are looking at writing a memoir, non-fiction, or keeping a journal of your experiences, this course is perfect for you. This course gives you the skills and confidence you need to write about your experiences in a creative and interesting way. This one-day workshop covers the basics of the autobiographical process through a series of exercises, workshops, and discussions to get you on the way to writing your story. Please bring a pen,... [More]
Ask any publisher or producer – it’s your logline and synopsis that determines whether your book or script gets read, but the process of writing a scintillating summary of your work is difficult. Nowadays, writing coaches ask writers to draft a logline and synopsis before they start work, as it helps to anchor the writing process. Whether you’re starting or finishing your writing, come learn the art and science of synopsis writing. Course Outline The science behind logline and... [More]