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Music, Film, Drama and Creative Writing

The creative writer's toolkit - kick start your writing

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Start date: 28th Apr 2022

Time: 09:30 - 11:30

Cost: £95

Day: Thursday

Duration: 10 weeks

Tutor: Jackie Depelle

Course code: 22SU076

This course is for anyone with an interest in creative writing – a flexible course for new writers

For the first session students will need;  Pen, paper, laptop/iPad if preferred

The course will cover:

Week One: Introduction to Creative Writing

Week Two: Technique – sensory language

Week Three: Technique – Show don’t tell

Week Four: Structure

Week Five: Character

Week Six: Character

Week Seven: Dialogue

Week Eight: Dialogue

Week nine: Story

Week Ten: Showcase

By the end of the course students should feel a developing awareness of their individual writing voice and an ability to express themselves creatively by applying the writing techniques learnt over the course. They will also have developed an understanding of the different audiences and market for new writers.

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Jackie Depelle

Jackie Depelle is a specialist Family History tutor, enthusiastically guiding and motivating family history research for over twenty years. A regular speaker at major shows and events across the United Kingdom, Jackie supports voluntary organisations through her role as Chairman of the Yorkshire Group of Family History Societies and co-organising seminars for the Guild of One Name Studies. She also runs research workshops for Universities, museums and country houses.

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