Writing – Creative Writing

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Writing – Creative Writing

Course Details

This course is suitable for beginners and experienced writers,  writing for either pleasure or profit. Learn how to write stories, articles etc with an experienced published writer. 

The course will focus on aspects of creative writing from the shape and structure of stories, characterisation and dialogue, to the use of impactful language and self-editing.  The course will also explore how to submit work for publication and explore expectations of literary publications and agents. 

Please bring along pen and paper.  If writing is to be published, you will need a computer or typewriter. 

PLEASE NOTE – There will be a maximum of 10 students on the course.

Information & Support

Further creative writing to enhance skills. Learners can go on to do English GCSE or A Level.  Courses are run continually, and you will be able to join these to further develop your skills, please see our latest Leisure Courses brochure for details.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk.

Course fees & Duration

10 weeks =  £114

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNGL2491AU New Milton - Fusee House 27/09/2018 to 06/12/2018 Thursday 19:00 to 21:00 01590 625222
LNGL2491SP New Milton - Fusee House 10/01/2019 to 21/03/2019 Thursday 19:00 to 21:00 01590 625222
LNGL2491SU New Milton - Fusee House 25/04/2019 to 04/07/2019 Thursday 19:00 to 21:00 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.