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Creative Writing

Creative Writing

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word.

Whether you write for pleasure or are looking to delve into a career in writing, our creative writing courses are taught by professional, experienced writers who are experts in their field and have a wealth of creative skills to share. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney.

Creative Writing Course: Discovering Form and Voice

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. At the basis of all good writing there is a story and to develop an engaged and confident approach to writing that story, the creative writer needs to find a balance between skill and inspiration. To get started there are many imaginative, as well as practical ways in which you as a creative writer can discover the techniques... [More]
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Creative Writing Course

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. Designed to give participants the practical skills to approach their creative writing projects with confidence, this creative writing course is built around particular topics integral to the writing process, such as voice, character, structure, theme and editing. Using exercises to get started, participants will look at the... [More]
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Creative Writing Course
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The Poetry Workshop

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. A poem is a sculpture of voice. It’s what a poet’s heart says to her mind, and her voice finds a body for. Each good poem is shapely god; keeping its own secrets, it tells us our own. “Why write poems,” writes Gregory Orr, “If not because grief or joy/ Has seized you?” With Rumi and the mystics, Orr would add that each poem... [More]
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The Poetry Workshop
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$340 inc GST

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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. Pack your passport and pen and come to along to this class, which is ideal for anyone who has ever wanted to turn their travel stories into saleable tales. The goal of this course is to reveal the varied possibilities available for the aspiring travel writer. Whether the journey is far or near, this workshop will enable you... [More]
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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script
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Creative Writing Course: Masterclass

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. This practical and inspiring course is for anyone who wants to kick-start, or deepen, their writing. Take a break to share daily writing exercises in the company of other apprentice writers, and hear some bright ideas about writing beautifully. This workshop is open to writers of all levels. Although it focuses mostly on... [More]
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Creative Writing Course: Masterclass
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Writing the Novel Course: Getting Started

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. This creative writing course is designed for writers who are looking to extend their skills in the Novel form. It is ideal for people just beginning a novel or who have completed some early drafts or preliminary work. This creative writing course is designed to give your novel impetus and to look at its sub-text, deep... [More]
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Writing the Novel Course: Getting Started
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Writing the Real Course

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. This writing course offers you a rich immersion in creative nonfiction, practical tuition and instruction in composition and style, along with plenty of opportunities to write and be inspired. You’ll learn how to approach nonfiction writing with imagination, discipline and lyricism. The course explores the distinctions... [More]
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Writing the Real Course
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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at the University of Sydney. For anyone contemplating being a screenwriter, a career in filmmaking or just interested in a greater appreciation of how films are put together, this course is a must. An excellent screenplay story is at the heart of every great film and this course will teach you how to write one. You will learn the fundamentals of writing for a market to the writer’s relationship... [More]
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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script
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Writing the Novel Course: A Masterclass

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. A course for writers who are looking to extend their skills in the Novel form. It is ideal for people expanding on their novel and who have completed Writing the Novel: Getting Started. This course is designed to heighten and refine the skills learnt in the earlier course and to further examine process and sub-text. It will... [More]
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Memoir Writing Course: Sharing Your Story

Creative Writing. Express yourself with the written word. Develop your creative style the smart way with Creative Writing courses at the University of Sydney. Aims If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at writing a memoir, this is a memoir writing course for writers of all skill levels. We will define and discuss the memoir and look at some basic writing techniques. We will look at an extract of a memoir examine the way the writing works on the page. The class will begin with a... [More]
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