Creative Writing Course for Teenagers

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Creative Writing Course for Teenagers

Jessica Miller is a children’s writer from Brisbane. Her first novel, Elizabeth and Zenobia, was shortlisted for the Text Prize and the Readings Prize and was a CBCA Notable Book, as was her second book, The Republic of Birds. Her third novel, The Hotel Witch will be released in February 2023. She has taught creative writing for adults and children in Brisbane, Berlin, and London.

Start Date: 6th June, 2024
Duration:
 6 Weeks
Price: €170
1 place remaining

Discover Your Narrative Voice: Engaging Creative Writing Course for Teenagers

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary odyssey into the realms of storytelling! Our immersive 6-week online Creative Writing Course for Teens is custom-crafted to ignite your imagination, unleash your innate storytelling prowess, and refine your writing abilities. Through a dynamic blend of expert instruction and independent learning, this transformative course provides the ideal platform to nurture your creative spirit.

Upon completing the course, you’ll not only possess a rich arsenal of writing techniques and tools but also enjoy lifelong access to course materials, ensuring you can revisit lessons and reignite your inspiration whenever the muse beckons.

What Awaits You On This Journey

Each week, participants will engage in writing assignments and receive personalised feedback from dedicated online tutors. We recommend allocating approximately 2-3 hours per week to the course, with new modules released weekly as text-based lessons. Flexible scheduling allows you to work on assignments at your convenience. The first module will be dispatched to students on the course commencement date (please check your SPAM folder).

Due to high demand, early registration is encouraged to secure your place.

Course Modules

Week One – Start Where?
Embark on your writing voyage by conquering the daunting blank page. In the inaugural week, we’ll alleviate the pressure by setting meaningful writing goals, transforming the act of writing from daunting to triumphant.

Week Two – Inspiration is Everywhere
Discover how the ordinary can spark extraordinary narratives. Module two explores drawing inspiration from everyday surroundings to cultivate and refine your writing ideas, demonstrating how even the mundane can fuel captivating stories.

Week Three –Characters that Come Alive on The Page
Explore the art of crafting vibrant characters that leap off the page. Week three delves beyond surface-level description, focusing on creating complex characters with compelling narratives, ensuring a profound connection between writer and reader.

Week Four – If In Doubt, Describe
Master the transformative power of description in setting the stage for your narratives. Module four delves into the intricacies of sensory detail and narrative perspective, enabling your writing to resonate vividly with readers.

Week Five – Structure, Structure, Structure
Navigate the architecture of storytelling as we explore narrative structure and its inherent flexibility. Week five unveils the power of learning and subverting conventional storytelling rules, infusing your narratives with unexpected twists and turns.

Week Six – What We Did, What We Will Do Next
Reflecting and Forging Ahead Conclude your creative journey by celebrating achievements and setting course for future endeavours. In the final module, we’ll reflect on progress and chart a path forward, ensuring your continued growth as a writer.

Embark on Your Creative Odyssey

Are you prepared to embark on a captivating journey of self-discovery, creative exploration, and literary excellence? Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to invest in your passion, unlock your creative potential, and become part of the vanguard of visionary storytellers. Enrol now, and let the adventure unfold!

To find out more about how the online courses work, or if you have any further queries, you can check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email us at info@creativewriting.ie

Our cancellation/refund policy may be viewed here.

Start Date

6th June

Duration

6 weeks

Price

€170

Tutor

Jessica Miller
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