Creative Writing for All is a friendly and encouraging course for both beginner and experienced writers. You’ll learn how to create and bring characters to life, write vivid descriptions and craft compelling plots. You’ll do writing exercises to engage your imagination and stretch your creative muscles, read and discuss published writers in order to learn what makes good writing, and you’ll also share your own writing by reading it aloud to the group to help you understand its strengths and areas you can improve in a supportive atmosphere. Come and get creative!
A wide ranging and imaginative course covering fiction, poetry and autobiography that will allow students to explore their own writing in greater depth. Reading and discussing the work of a range of writers for inspiration, we will experiment with a range of techniques
No previous experience needed
A notebook and pen.
Web access is helpful for accessing online learning support and resources.
In-class writing exercises
Exploring published writers’ craft and techniques.
Sharing and discussing our work with the group.
Weekly homework tasks
Your progress will be regularly assessed and monitored by your tutor, taking into account class work and homework where appropriate. The tutor will provide informal, regular feedback throughout the course and written feedback on one sustained piece of work,
A weekly homework task which should take about an hour to complete.
PACA Adult Learning also offers Creative Writing: Intermediate