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Storytelling from Scratch: Creative Writing Course

Your ideas define you.

Begin your writing journey with this course in prose. Designed with new writers in mind, we will explore how to develop your own creative process, writing techniques, and effective editing. After the full course, you will have the tools to start writing for competition, as well as a fully edited short story to kick off your creative writing portfolio.

All are welcome, whether you are comfortable with storytelling concepts and have been writing for years, or you are just starting on your creative writing career! Please find the course structure below:

Storytelling from Scratch course plan:
1) Creative processes: developing your own way of writing and finding your voice
“How can I write my story?”

2) Short form story structure: the story circle in practice
“How do I structure a short story?”

4) Writing techniques: exploring literary devices
“How can I make my writing unique?”

5) Character and theme: building your characters and finding conflict
“How can I give my writing a deeper meaning?”

6) Planning and logistics: exploring your story idea, research, and targeted readership
“Who are you writing your story for?”

7) Efficient editing: how to edit for competition
“Is this the best version of my story?”

8) Workshop 1: applying theory and planning your story
“What is your story about?”

9) Workshop 2: editing your first draft
“How can I tell this story better?”

10) Workshop 3: editing final drafts and recognising your reader
“Am I ready to finish this story?”

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Hi! My name's Lloyd, and I love stories.

I've been writing since I was young, and after leaving school I completed a BA (Hons) in History. This gave me a strong background in research, as well as piquing my interest in both the Middle Ages as well as Early Modern Europe, especially in the way that news travelled and stories were told.

Afterwards I moved to London and decided to fuel my passion for storytelling with a Master of Arts degree in Creative Writing. This is where I have learned most of my craft, in addition to over a decade of experience in writing - both for myself, and professionally on the odd occasion.

Thanks for your time, I look forward to writing with you!

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