Creative Writing Course for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

Creative Writing Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn the art of creative writing with our creative writing short courses online and in Sydney!

Do you want to try creative writing but you aren't sure where to start? You can learn the fundamentals of creative writing in this practical course for beginners. With this creative writing course, you will develop an understanding of plot, structure, and character, familiarising yourself with different styles of creative writing while learning to create your own. Designed to instruct, support, and inspire writers of any genre, this course will help you discover and develop the basic tools and techniques of creative writing in a supportive environment with constructive feedback.

If you want to gain more fluency and confidence in your creative writing skills, this course is for you.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this creative writing course, you should be able to:

  • Understand different creative works, and how to create your own
  • Connect with other writers to further hone your skills and craft
  • Create characters readers want to cheer for
  • Develop plot and structure best suited for your works that will hook the reader
  • Understand the basics of grammar and how to polish your work for the reader and/or publisher viewing

Course content

What will be covered in this creative writing course?

  • What, why and how to write
  • Setting up the right time management and environment for the creative writer
  • Inspirational works – we examine different types of writing, including poetry, novels and other works
  • Creative sources, concept development, theme and style
  • Finding your writing tribe
  • Character, dialogue and description
  • Plot and story structure
  • Writing, revision, editing, submission - grammar, punctuation, and structural integrity of your work, as well as market submissions

Intended audience

Who is this creative writing course for?

This course is for beginners to professionals, who are interested in writing any genre.

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • A notebook and pen

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Shannon is an award-winning author of contemporary romance, suspense, thriller and paranormal fiction. She writes novels for the Australian, U.S. and UK markets, and was a founding member of the...

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