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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 CCE, the University of Sydney.

Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. 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 to travel. Where the journey takes you is up to you! Outcomes By the end of this course, you should be... [More]
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Travel Writing Course I: Sun, Sea and Script

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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Do you harbour a love of the fantastic? Is science fiction your obsession, or fantasy, grim fairy tales, Gothic, steampunk, slipstream, and more? Is your climate change/urban fantasy/ghost story novel begging to be written—or finished—if only you knew how? Have you got a bunch of amazing ideas but are not quite sure how to get them on the page? If so, you’re in good company. Designed to give you the practical skills to... [More]
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Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction Course

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Creative Writing Essentials Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Have you always wanted to write? Have you started a novel and are looking for some tips to get you to the next level? Are you looking to transform your love of reading into a creative practice? In this course, you will learn both basic and intermediate fiction writing techniques in a supportive and collaborative environment. This course will help you develop your understanding of key elements in narrative development,... [More]
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Creative Writing Essentials Course

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Novel Writing Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Ever thought of writing your own novel? Ever had an idea that would make a wonderful novel, but didn’t know where to start? Well, your novel-writing journey begins here! This course will teach you every skill you need to convert that promising idea into a full-fledged novel, with a thorough, step-by-step grounding in the fundamentals of novel-writing. Learn how to write dynamic and compelling characters, settings both... [More]
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Novel Writing Course

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The Poetry Workshop

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Description: What a Poem Is; What a Poem is For; and How You Make One 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. Poetry, in a sense, is what happens—to the writer and the reader—when we insist on more from language than we do in daily life and prose. A poem, says Marie Howe, is a small... [More]
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The Poetry Workshop

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Self-Publishing Course: Print and eBooks

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Ever thought of publishing your own book? Publishing is an exciting process and can be just as creative an endeavor as writing. From cover art to advertising, from font faces to formatting and beyond, this course will enable you to publish and sell your print book or eBook on platforms like Amazon, iTunes, Google Play and more. The topics covered include editing, proofreading, cover design, book design, print formatting,... [More]
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Self-Publishing Course: Print and eBooks

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Creative Writing Course: Masterclass

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. 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 fiction, it looks at creative writing of all kinds, including memoir and poetry. The program introduces... [More]
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Creative Writing Course: Masterclass

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Creative Writing Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. Designed to give you the practical skills to approach your creative writing projects with confidence, this creative writing course is built around particular topics integral to the writing process such as: voice, place evocation, characterisation, structure, sentence-craft and editing. Using exercises to get started, we will look at the basic elements of creative writing (fiction, nonfiction and poetry) and at ways to... [More]
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Creative Writing Course

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Creative Writing Course

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Creative Writing Course

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Writing the Real Course

Creative writing. Express yourself with the written word. 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 with imagination, discipline and lyricism. The course explores the distinctions between fiction and nonfiction and the meanings of real and truthful. It encourages writers to understand... [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. For anyone contemplating a career in screenwriting or filmmaking, or for those simply interested in a greater appreciation of how films are put together, this course is a must. You will learn how to write a screenplay, about the fundamentals of writing for a particular market, and the writer’s relationship with the director and producer. You’ll also learn how to structure a screenplay, create captivating film characters and use dramatic strategies... [More]
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