Are you a budding author? Knowing how to write well will make the difference between a publishing deal and a manuscript that ends up on the ‘rejected’ pile. And it’s not just aspiring writers who could benefit from studying creative writing; understanding how to express yourself in a thoughtful and engaging way is essential for a wide variety of professions in which communication is key, such as marketing, public relations, journalism, teaching, and more!
They say everyone has a book in them. Find yours with our creative writing diploma!
On this course, you’ll learn exactly what elements go into brilliant creative writing, exploring different types of texts and genres such as autobiographies, prose fiction, travel writing, and short stories. You’ll delve into narrative voice and perspective, and examine excerpts from classic texts such as ‘Cider with Rosie’ by Laurie Lee and ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’ by Maya Angelou.
You’ll complete assignments which, with your tutor’s feedback, will hone and perfect your writing style, and round off the course by unleashing your creativity by composing your own extended piece of writing in a genre of your choice, which your tutor will extensively assess and critique. Want to get your book ready for the publishers? Your journey starts here!