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A taste of creative writing

Find out what creative writing is all about. If you sometimes want to express yourself on paper, but need help in getting started, why not come along and give this a try?

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Autobiographical writing: getting started

Interested in autobiographical writing? Learn how to get started and what's involved.

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Date: 28 Jul 14 - 8 Aug 14
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English skills for creative writing

Do want to write creatively, but feel unsure of your skills with written English?
Explore creative writing (fiction, poetry, life writing and drama) with opportunities to learn and/or revise essential points of grammar and literary concepts.

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Date: 11 Aug 14 - 15 Aug 14
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Exploring creativity: from words to stories

Through creative games with writing and imagination, escape the constraints of the logical mind. Give yourself permission to play and generate raw material for your art.

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Date: 22 Jun 14
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Improve your English through creative writing

Develop your skills in reading and writing short stories and poems. Improve your skills in spelling, punctuation and sentence structure. Learn how to use descriptive language to express your own ideas. Build an understanding of the structures used in creative writing by working with the group to complete a story of your own. Create and edit a class magazine. At the end of the course you will be able to take the Functional Skills English test at level 2. Please note that term 1 ends on 6 December, term 2 starts on 7 January and ends 14 March, term 3 starts 15 April. There is a break week in term 1 on the 28th October, in term 2 on the 17th February and in term 3 on 19th March.

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Date: 17 Sep 13 - 4 Jul 14
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Introduction to writing poetry

Hands-on, fun taster course introducing you to some key aspects of poetry. Play with words, lines and form. Write at speed. Make draft poems.

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Date: 18 May 14
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Screenwriting for TV and cinema

Have you ever wondered what goes into writing a screenplay or TV script? How is it different from theatre, radio or prose? Learn the basics of the craft and develop a script of your own in this creative and analytical workshop.

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Date: 29 Jul 14 - 2 Aug 14
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Screenwriting: an introduction

Want to write scripts but don't know how to start? This nuts and bolts workshop covers the basics of scriptwriting, designed to help you shape up your ideas and get your story going.

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Summer shorts: an introduction to writing for the screen

Discover the skills and techniques necessary to write a screenplay. Includes writing exercises, readings and screenings.

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Date: 11 Aug 14 - 15 Aug 14
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The 60 minute writer

Fit creative writing into your busy day: a relaxed, informal rolling programme for writers of all levels of experience who enjoy being thrown new ideas and experimenting with poetry and prose. Write in class and share with others.

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