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Creative Writing - Character Development (Online)

Course overview

This course is perfect for people interested in fiction writing, specifically developing characters and their stories.

Class will take place in the form of one live 2 hour session per week over 4 weeks, with additional exercises to be completed in your own time between lessons to be posted on a group share page. Class will be delivered online via Teams, and a college log in will be created for you along with support to access teams.

For this course you will need:
- Internet access
- A device with a webcam and microphone
- Note book and pen

Entry requirements

A good standard of English, passion and enthusiasm!

Course Modules

Over the 4 weeks we will:
· Develop the characters you want to write about
· How to write what your characters would actually say
· Look at key elements of story structure
· Develop a writing habit which will improve the quality of your work
· Character Arc and Change
· Receive constructive targeted feedback from your online tutor

How will I be assessed?


What can I do next

Another creative online course would be a perfect next step, or a face to face creative writing course once the College has re-opened. You could also apply for an accredited course or submit your work for publication.