This course provides a supportive environment for both native and non-native speakers of English who want to write good short stories. You will practise good writing techniques and be inspired to write. This course is suitable for beginners or those with a little experience of creative writing.
By the end of the course you'll be able to:
Get started and beat writers block
Write dialogue for stories and stage
Structure your stories
Identify different viewpoints
Use verbs and adverbs to affect pace
- Identify different genres and have the opportunity to write a piece of horror fiction
Your tutor will provide writing exercises in class and for homework. There will be discussions, group and pair work. You are invited to ask questions at any time.
Tutor feedback, individual learning plans, peer and self-assessment.
Good spoken and written English.
You should bring pen, paper, pencil and a rubber.
We offer other creative writing courses at the College you could take to develop your skills further or you could take a longer course at a local London college.
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