Course Description

Course Description
Due to the current and evolving situation with Covid 19, the delivery methods of this course are subject to change. There may be times when the lessons will be held remotely, via live video calls, use of our Moodle area, private social media groups etc. By signing up to the course you are agreeing to this wide range of teaching and learning approaches; the lessons will be held in classrooms where this is usually the case, when it is safe to do so, and may be switched to online as the need arises.

Creative Writing 2 further develops skills in writing non-fiction, fiction, scripts and poetry. Complete beginners in creative writing are also welcome to join this course .
The course will also include advice on publication, so if you have always wanted to begin or publish your story this is the course for you!
Prosp Description
Through written exercises, class discussion, and reading, learners will be introduced to more advanced techniques of creative writing.

Your tutor will discuss with you various online resources that could benefit your home practice.

Learners will:
1 Write the detailed plot for a short story or script.
2 Write a 1000-word short story.
3 Write a script for a short play or film.
4 Explore the relationships between several fictional characters.
5 Write poems in a variety of forms.
Prosp Learn
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience Prosp Suitable
There will be a written assignment to be completed each week, these can usually be completed in 1-2 hours but this can vary. Prosp Anything Else
Learners may wish to obtain books, and some other materials, related to this course but that is optional. The tutor will discuss recommended texts with you throughout the course. Prosp Additional Costs
Creative Writing follow on courses, offered by MAE, would be a good next step for learners who complete this course, speak tou your tutor.

Medway Adult Education works with many partners locally such as UCA and the University of Kent; information about their courses can be found in our studios, café and on Moodle. Medway has an exciting and wide-range of events, exhibitions and activities to inspire and help you make further progress- please see the community noticeboards in the Rochester centre and again on Moodle. Your tutor will be able to talk through with you your individual progression options.

If you wish to explore your learning, work or career options, you can speak to a fully trained careers advisor on 0800 100 900. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

If you need further advice please telephone 01634 338400.
Prosp After
In order to get the most out of your course you will need to attend as many sessions as possible. We recommend at least 90%. If you do have a holiday booked during term time please let the tutor know in advance so that we can help you catch up on missed sessions and ensure that you still achieve the course outcomes. If you are unavoidably ill or unable to attend please contact 01634 338400 so that we can let your tutor know, and so they can send you any work you may have missed Prosp Attendance
2.00 hrs per session
11 session(s)