Sewing the Creative Seed: A Beginner's Guide to Story Writing

Whether you’re returning to creative writing after a long hiatus or a budding writer who is just beginning the journey after years of working in another industry, the idea of writing a story can be a daunting task. There is the struggle to decide what and who to write about, let alone where to start. Discover and renew the joy of writing creatively, as well as learn how to take advantage of lived experience and previous work expertise. Create characters with depth, vividly described settings and an engaging narrative in a genre that suits your interests.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Reflecting on individual reasons and purposes for wanting to write creatively, such as personal fulfillment, lifelong goal or the desire to be published
  • Understanding the basics of writing within a genre
  • Using speed-writing to encourage the flow of writing and flesh out a first draft
  • Drawing on the five senses to help capture the essence of a setting
  • Creating characters with more depth, background and personality
  • Establishing an engaging narrative, including unexpected twists and character revelations

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Write an engaging and well thought-out narrative in their preferred genre
  2. Incorporate vividly described settings that can easily be imagined by the reader
  3. Create characters with depth, background and personality
$67 Limited

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07 Sep

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