Creative Non-Fiction Course

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Abby Connolly is a writer based in Dublin. Her short stories, flash fiction pieces, and creative non-fiction have been included in magazines such as Sonder, The Attic, Púca, Porridge, and the An Áitiúil anthology. In 2023, she won the Irish Writers’ Centre Novel Fair and was a Young Writer Delegate in 2021 for the Dublin Book Festival.

Start Date: 7th August, 2024

Duration: 6 weeks

Fee: £160

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Mastering Creative Non-Fiction: Enrol in Our Online Writing Course!

Dive into the world of creative non-fiction with our dynamic six-week online course. This comprehensive program provides a unique opportunity to enhance your writing skills with personalised guidance from our dedicated tutors in the UK.

Course Highlights

  • Weekly Modules: Access fresh modules each week, featuring text lessons you can explore at your convenience. With no fixed class times, you have the flexibility to work through the materials at your own pace.
  • Time Commitment: Set aside 2-3 hours weekly to complete coursework and assignments.
  • Weekly Assignments: Submit a written assignment each week to stay on track and monitor your progress. Our dedicated online tutor will review your work and offer personalised feedback.
  • Course Content: Over six weeks, delve into various forms of creative non-fiction, essential topics, practical exercises, and create your own short pieces.
  • Global Access: Our courses are available to participants worldwide.

Why Choose Our Online Creative Non-Fiction Writing Course?

  • Flexibility: Work on course materials at your convenience, making it ideal for those with busy schedules.
  • Personalised Feedback: Receive weekly written feedback from our dedicated tutors, ensuring a customised learning experience.
  • Extended Access: Enjoy lifetime access to the course materials, even after the course ends, allowing you to revisit and refine your skills.

What to Expect in Our Weekly Modules

Lesson 1: What is Creative Non-Fiction?

The first lesson defines creative non-fiction itself. It takes the participant through the basics of the genre, and offers them the chance to write a short piece of creative non-fiction of their own.

Lesson 2: Creating Non-Fiction Characters

The second lesson guides participants through creating non-fiction ‘characters’ of their own. Although characters in non-fiction are drawn from real life, this lesson shows the participant how to engage the reader and create stories from them.

Lesson 3: Creating Non-Fiction Settings

In the third lesson, we ask what makes a good setting in creative non-fiction? Similar to the previous lesson, the third week guides participants through creating a non-fiction setting of their own through the advice of professional writers.

Lesson 4: Writing Personal Narratives

The second half of the course guides the participant through various forms of creative non-fiction. First on the list in lesson four is the personal narrative. The participant learns how to write a personal narrative of their own.

Lesson 5: Writing Subjectively

The penultimate lesson will guide the participant through writing subjectively. Rather than removing yourself through your writing, this lesson teaches you how to write a subjective review.

Lesson 6: Writing Your Life

The final lesson in this course guides the participant through writing their own memoir. It incorporates advice from various authors to help the participant write the most personal form of creative non-fiction.

Join Us and Get Started!

Begin your creative non-fiction writing journey today. Unlock your potential and learn to tell your story with confidence!

Start Date

7th August

Duration

6 Weeks

Price

£160

Tutor

Abby Connolly
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