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Creative Writing Class for 12+
26-October-2018 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
This four week introduction to creative writing covers all the essential skills a writer needs:
-where to get creative inspiration and what to do if it never arrives!
-the skillful use of language, including dialogue
-building characters and worlds for those characters to inhabit
-revising, editing and presenting your finished work.
Students will learn and practice writing techniques in class. They will also be encouraged to keep a writer’s journal over the teaching period, and to work on poems OR a short story OR a novel OR a script at home and in class. Prompts provided if required. During class students will also take part in a writers’ circle, learning to give and receive constructive feedback on their work. A reading of student work for parents will be held on the last day.