Creative Writing Course for Beginners (101)

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Course description

Creative writing course for beginners in Sydney.

Learn the essentials of creative writing at this practical workshop for beginners and writers wanting to hone their skills and practise their craft.

This friendly, casual, interactive Creative Writing Course is designed to instruct, support and inspire writers in any genre. You will discover and develop your own unique skills and style through a series of structured classes, weekly assignments and perceptive and positive feedback. By the end of the course you’ll have more fluency, confidence and self-assurance in your writing, plus the satisfaction of having produced a great deal of good work.

Course content
  • What to write, why and how?
  • Finding the time and creating a writing routine
  • Being inspired by the work of others – recommended reading
  • Sources of creativity and concepts
  • Theme, style and plot
  • Description, dialogue and character
  • Words, sentences and grammar
  • Editing and being published
  • Overcoming obstacles like writer’s block and criticism

By the end of the course students will have:

  • learned about the creative writing process
  • produced a good deal of written work
  • workshopped their own and others' creative writing
  • greater assurance and motivation to keep writing
Feedback from past students

"(Dean is) extremely astute and ensured an immediate rapport... it was more influential than I anticipated" - Sheenagh, November 2014

"Amazing guy. I got a lot out of his class." - Student, March 2015

"Dean created a wonderful and comfortable environment for the course... A fantastic experience" -
Student, July 2015

Before the class – please organise:
  • A notebook and pen

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

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

Course testimonials:

  • Nadia said: 5 Stars

  • Cara 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.

  • Jess said: This class ticked all the boxes for me. I have learnt a great deal from Dean and the others in the group, and it has created the inspiration and the motivation I needed. Dean has so much amazing literary knowledge, and provides such astute but motivational feedback. I have left every class feeling excited to write more.

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