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Introduction to Creative Writing

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LOCATION & START DATE
Cornwall College St Austell - 17 April 2024
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
6 weeks - 1 evening per week
LEARNING AREA
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ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Introduction to Creative Writing

Introduction to creative writing will enable you to translate your thoughts into a work of fiction with a beginning, middle and end.

On this 6 week course you will learn how to build drama and create tension through focusing on character development. Each class will include a discussion of a specific technique used by a professional writer, where you will discover what you like and why, to develop your personal vision.

What you will learn

- What are plot, storyline and narrative?
- How to use your characters’ desires, needs and flaws to create tension.
- How to write authentic dialogue.
- How to execute a climactic conclusion.
- How to give constructive feedback.
- How to use feedback to develop your creative vision.

Progression

Following on from this course, you may opt to take one of our creative media courses such as our Level 3 Film and Television course, or go on to study Creative Writing and English at University level. You may decide to continue your writing into a full novel and try and get it published.

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


- What are plot, storyline and narrative?
- How to use your characters’ desires, needs and flaws to create tension.
- How to write authentic dialogue.
- How to execute a climactic conclusion.
- How to give constructive feedback.
- How to use feedback to develop your creative vision.

Following on from this course, you may opt to take one of our creative media courses such as our Level 3 Film and Television course, or go on to study Creative Writing and English at University level. You may decide to continue your writing into a full novel and try and get it published.

Cornwall College St Austell

Cornwall College St Austell

Set at the top of St Austell, with incredible views over the bay, our campus boasts ground-breaking facilities and exceptional student spaces. The Keay Theatre area plays host to our famous Altitude Dance Academy and performing arts, while our award-winning student restaurant Cloisters is recognised as one of the best in the country. Brand new electric vehicle training labs set within our modern construction and engineering buildings showcase just some of the incredible opportunities for people in St Austell and beyond.

Read more on the exciting developments at St Austell & Camborne


Dates & Locations

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  • Location - Cornwall College St Austell
  • Start Date - 17 April 2024
  • Day/Time - Wednesday, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Tuition Fees: £0.00*
            
    *Please note - Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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