Who is the learning provider?
This course will be delivered by an experienced team from Trafford College.
|What you will learn:||In this short introductory course, you will learn about some of the key tools creative writers use. Beginning with methods to top and tail your story, you will examine character development and its importance in the creative writing context as well as other key elements that will enable you to start writing your own stories. You will also learn about a range of different poem styles and a range of different drafting techniques.|
|At the end of the class you should be able to:||Recognise the key features of story writing; be able to develop characters & explore how senses can help with writing; understand how to begin and end a story effectively and be aware of different styles of poetry and the drafting skills required to produce creative written work.|
|What happens in the class (format/activities):||There will be lots of different activities during the classes, some of which will help ease you out of your comfort zone and others that involve sharing and reviewing peer work. There will also be plenty of independent study to help you get the most out of the programme.|
|Entry requirements:||Learners should have a good understanding of written and spoken English and be prepared to complete independent study tasks to enhance their learning experience.|
|What you will need to know before you enrol:||No prior knowledge is required – only a desire to learn something new in a relaxed atmosphere with other people who want to explore their inner creativity!|
|What you will need to bring with you:||Nothing fancy and just the basics are needed (Pen and paper). If you want to bring your laptop, feel free but still bring paper and a pen in case the plug sockets are in demand!|
|What you can do after this course:||Lots! You can either progress to our Improvers Creative Writing course or try something completely different and take your creativity even further! New courses are being scheduled all the time so make sure that you come back and visit the pop up college website regularly.|