Breakthrough Writing

$107 Limited inc GST / $96
Breakthrough Writing

<p>What do you do when you are longing for a breakthrough in your writing that never comes? Using visualisation, creative mapping and other techniques learn how to escape your habitual hum-drum and

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What do you do when you are longing for a breakthrough in your writing that never comes? Using visualisation, creative mapping and other techniques learn how to escape your habitual hum-drum and access ways of bringing a new dynamism into your writing. If you are stuck at the beginning, middle or end, not sure where you are going or just want to give your writing a good shake up, this course is for you!


COURSE OUTLINE
Breaking Through to the Essence of Your Writing - 
Setting goals, mapping the territory, making a plan, hunting and gathering. Dreaming up descriptive detail, creating the sense atmosphere of your writing.
Breaking Out of Old Habits – Dealing with the negative critic, procrastination, avoidance addiction, transforming obstacles into descriptive imagery, character and plot
Breaking Into Voice – Rediscovering your unique writer’s voice, developing its character, tone and rhythm through the building blocks of sentence, paragraph, scene, chapter, story.

Breaking It Down – Effective editing, busting bad writing habits, going for the jugular, ensuring the impact of our writing with pace, style, rhythm, timing.
Breaking Into a Run – Finding dramatic tension in action, plot, juxtaposition and opposition. Foreshadowing and suspense techniques, character development, emotional subtext, subplots and storyline.

Breaking Out of The Mold – Enhancing the unique qualities of your writing, finding unity and cohesiveness, experimenting with form. Setting future writing goals, discussing publishing options.


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

  1. Use creativity techniques to change the dynamic of their writing.
  2. Use their knowledge of writing craft to create more powerful writing.
  3. Use techniques to deal with writer’s block and other writing obstacles.
  4. Bring breakthrough writing methods into their daily writing practice.