Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
Have you written a novel or are serious about wanting to? If so, this workshop-based course is aimed at experienced writers of fiction, who want to develop their skills further.
Each writer will bring their own project to work on (be it a novel, or collection of short stories). It can be at an early stage or later stage, as long as you have a specific fiction project you want to work on.
You will have the opportunity to share your work and have it assessed by the tutor and in class discussion.
The major aspects of fiction will be looked at in detail, including: plotting, characterisation, structure, setting / location, dialogue, and more.
Advice will be offered on routes to getting published. The course will also include a one-to-one session with the tutor for each writer.
Weekly assignments will be given out, as an integral part of the course. This is to further your development as writers and your project. To get the most from the course, it is strongly advised that you try and complete these assignments.
Tutor Sue Walker is a novelist published by Penguin. She has over 20 years’; experience as an investigative television journalist and has extensive experience of running courses and workshops as a creative writing tutor.
A creative writing course for experienced fiction writers who want to develop their skills further.
Go on to further creative writing courses, appropriate to the individual.
There is no formal assessment for our adult leisure courses, your work will be reviewed during each class by the tutor.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.