Creative Writing Course for Beginners

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Learn the art of Writing with our creative writing courses in Sydney.

The interactive live online course will be delivered via Zoom platform, with a small class group.

Do you want to write creatively and not sure where to start – or what to write? Learn the fundamentals of creative writing in this practical, interactive course for beginner writers wanting to develop writing skills and hone their craft.

This friendly and informative Creative Writing Course is designed to instruct, support and inspire writers of any genre. Discover and develop the basic tools and techniques of creative writing, and build on your skills and unique style through a series of structured classes, in-class activities with positive feedback in a supportive environment.

If you want to write anything, and you’re not sure where to start, then this is the course for you.


By the end of this creative writing course, you will:

  • develop an understanding of 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 – in-class delivery

  • What, why and how to write – and 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 – and 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

Course content – online delivery

Please note: The online course is a modified version of the full course, so the content and learning outcomes will be reduced to suit online delivery and the shorter course duration.

Please bring to class

  • notebook and pen
  • laptop or tablet (optional)

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: Dean is an encouraging and learned tutor. It was a pleasure to take part in this class, and I felt truly inspired by Dean and the other students. The class was a therapeutic outlet for me, and was a great way of re-introducing myself to my inner creative writer.

  • said: Dean created a very safe space to explore being a writer. i was really inspired and encouraged to write. Loved it.

  • said: Our teacher was brilliant, knowledgeable and warm and friendly. She didn't hold back on any information, the notes were thorough and relaxed, it was safe to share our writing, she was so encouraging and supportive.

  • said: Dean was a fabulous teacher! Thoroughly enjoyed his teaching style and personality and encouragement.

  • said: 5 Stars