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Writing Courses for Adults

Adult Short Courses in Hertfordshire

Improve your writing skills! Our courses will show you how you can get idea for a story and ways in which you can structure your piece.

We offer computing courses for beginners and Excel or Word courses to improve your confidence at work. If you'd like to know more about social media or eBay, we also have courses covering those subjects.

Please note you need to be aged 19 or over in order to enroll on our community learning courses. Our courses also need sufficient numbers in order to run but we'll contact you in case of a cancellation.

We run a variety of courses throughout the year. If you'd like to hear about new or upcoming courses please let us know by signing up to our newsletter.

 

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Creative Writing for Improvers: Starts Sep, Tue 19:00-21:00

A follow on course from beginners where you will continue to develop skills in creating stories. You will focus on writing a beginning, middle and end, blogging, writing query letters and entering competitions. Advice on approaching a publisher/ self publishing.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration5WK 5 weeks
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus

Creative Writing For Beginners: Starts Oct, Thu, 19:00-21:00

Students will gather and explore ideas for stories. Overview of structure including the six main areas of fiction (characters, dialogue, plot, conflict, background and emotion). Writing a synopsis and short story.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration8WK 8 weeks
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus

Creative Writing For Beginners: Starts Jan, Thu, 19:00-21:00

Students will gather and explore ideas for stories. Overview of structure including the six main areas of fiction (characters, dialogue, plot, conflict, background and emotion). Writing a synopsis and short story.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration8WK 8 weeks
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus

Creative Writing For Beginners: May, Tue, 19:00-21:00

Students will gather and explore ideas for stories. Overview of structure including the six main areas of fiction (characters, dialogue, plot, conflict, background and emotion). Writing a synopsis and short story.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration8WK 8 weeks
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus

Creative Writing for Improvers: Starts Jun, Wed, 19:00-21:00

A follow on course from beginners where you will continue to develop skills in creating stories. You will focus on writing a beginning, middle and end, blogging, writing query letters and entering competitions. Advice on approaching a publisher/ self publishing.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration5WK 5 weeks
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus

 

Contact us

Our team are on hand if you'd discuss our community courses

01727 737000   info@oaklands.ac.uk