You will listen to established writers, such as Louis de Bernières, Patricia Duncker, Alex Garland, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Tim Pears, Michèle Roberts and Monique Roffey, talk about how they started writing.
You will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires.
You will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our imaginations, drag them into a fictional world, and keep them there.
Whether you’ve got your heart set on working as a freelancer, writing a novel, publishing a children’s book, becoming a poet or just writing for the joy of it, this study will get the words flowing.
Studying online means that you can build your skills at a pace that suits you- perhaps fitting in your study around your work.
The five-week course includes material on vocabulary, tone, diction, and editing, all in the areas of academic and business writing.
You will have the opportunity to write on a number of different topics and ideas, always centered on areas of interest to them.
Whether you’re looking to pursue writing as a creative passion or create a writing career, you’ll find an option to match.
So build your writing skills, and pen some prose, scribe a script or compose a little copy, noodle with a novel.
Whether you’re seeking literary fame or working on a project to share with family and friends, this course offers the tools and skills necessary to plan a novel others will be excited to read.
In this course, aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot.