Learn Creative Writing for Beginners

Learn professional writing techniques at this creative writing workshop in Sydney



6 x 2.5 hours Class size 5 to 20     label $249

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 live streaming course for beginner writers wanting to develop writing skills and hone their craft.

This friendly and informative online 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 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.

What you'll learn during the course:

  • 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.

By the end of this creative writing course, you should be able to develop an understanding of different creative works, and how to create your own connect with other writers to further hone your skills; 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.


Knowledge required
Suitable for beginners.
 
What to bring
Just a notebook and pen and any creative ideas you may have!
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 6 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Suitable for

This Live streaming class is great for virtual team building activities at home.

Your teacher
Shannon Curtis

Shannon Curtis

5.0 (1)

Shannon Curtis 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 commissioned to write romance novels for The Bold & The Beautiful TV series and a novel connected with a Lifetime Movie Network TV series. She was also the first Australian author to write for Harlequin USA’s Nocturne line, and is published in both category and single titles series.

Shannon was a founding member of the first romance publishing cooperative in Australia, and has been involved in teaching and supporting writers for several years.




Your host
Sydney Community College
Sydney Community College

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Sydney Community College is a social enterprise with a mission to offer innovative continuing adult education programmes that support individual efforts and facilitate sustainable social change.

Our mission is to enrich lives, to strengthen adult individuals and to build communities through innovative high quality continuing education and training.

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Isabella Fels Nov 2021


I really enjoyed and got a lot out of this creative writing course it was a real eye opener and taught me just about everything I needed to know about the particular skills and techniques involved in writing
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