Creative Writing For Beginners: Tue 04 Oct, 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 character sketch, a first draft and a completed short story or flash fiction.


Am I right for the course?

Ever had the desire to write but don’t know where to start? Join our short course for all learners 19 years old and over who want to find out more about Creative Writing and have a go at writing your own short stories and flash fictions with the guidance of an experienced tutor who is also a published author.

Students need to have a basic level of English.

Group discussion, working individually,in pairs and in groups, learner feedback and creating a portfolio.

Materials to be provided by the learners: Pencil and pad

A skilled teacher

What Next?

Creative Writing for Improvers, Memoir Writing (Over 65’s), join a local writing circle

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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