Sunderland Literacy Aid

Creative Writing

This workshop covers elements of three major creative writing genres: short story, narrative essay, and memoir. Our tutors will help you master the techniques that published writers use to compose a bracing story with memorable characters in an interesting setting, written in a fresh descriptive style. You will draft, rewrite, and complete a substantial original story in the genre of your choosing. The Creative Writing workshop is designed for anyone from the aspiring short story writer to established novelist. No matter in what category you find yourself, this workshop will give you the tools to achieve your goal. Some of the modules in this course are: The Craft of Plot, The Craft of Character, The Craft of Setting and Description, The Craft of Style, Your Story.

‘We might be looked upon as intruders and stary cattle in the fields of the literati…. well, never mind, we will do our best, and as we never went to Oxford or Cambridge, we have no Latin and Greek to boast of, and that’s one comfort on our side. Writing should be accessible to everyone and celebrated at all levels’.


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