If you’ve always wanted to write but didn’t know where to start, or if you’re returning to writing after some time away: this Beginners Course is the course for you! This course will explore the wonderful world of creative writing. With steady encouragement and guidance you will complete manageable weekly assignments with one to one feedback from your tutor Doreen Duffy. This could be the start of your first short story, or the collection of short stories that will become your first book.
The online intermediate creative writing course will allow participants to explore specific writing techniques which help build a bridge between the beginner and the more experienced writer. The creative impulse is very much an element of this journey, it helps to maintain a healthy imaginative register. Each module will guide the participant towards producing a strong body of writing based around relevant exercises and prompts.
This one-to-one online creative writing course for children is suitable for 8-11 year olds. The student will be given notes, tips and exercises every week to help them. Each exercise will be read by Olive and the student will receive written feedback. However, the main thing is for the student to have fun when writing!
This online advanced creative writing course will address the basic difficulties faced by writers in the craft of short fiction. It is suitable for participants who have already begun to write short stories and who would like to develop their skills. You do not have to be published. Each lesson will include various prompts to liberate creativity. It will also include a review of work and examples of the masters in the genre of the short story.
This online beginner’s screenwriting course is ideal for cineastes and telly-addicts who have long harboured fantasies of penning their own sweeping epic or six part series but don’t know where to start. With links to online resources, helpful examples, weekly exercises and tutor feedback, participants will gain an important working knowledge of the scriptwriting process.