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Creative Writing - Dystopian Short Stories - Online Live

Day of week:
Real time Online
Mixed Level
19:00 - 21:00
7 weeks

Black Friday special offer. Was £120 now £114 until 30/11/2020 at 23.59. Don’t miss out. The price displayed is the discounted price. This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners’. This Creative Writing course in a live, virtual class is designed to provide students with an opportunity to express their writing creativity in outlining short stories. For this particular term the course will focus on dystopian novels and short stories. A variety of resources will be used to inspire and stimulate writing, the course will enable students to explore different narrative techniques, styles and tones, and engage actively in the process of recording thoughts, ideas and information in writing. By the end of this course, students will have:• Engaged actively in the writing process• Created believable characters and plot• Used writing as a form of recording, reporting and/or reflecting informationStudents should also be able to constructively evaluate their own and others’ work.Similar courses are available each term, but the content does not repeat; each term’s course is distinct and separate. Each course involves reading and note taking, but also provides copious opportunities to write creatively, imaginatively and informatively.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Declan O'Keeffe

Declan started teaching almost 20 years ago because he wanted to share his knowledge with others. Teaching adults provides Declan with great job satisfaction because the students are highly motivated.

He enjoys imparting his love of the subject, enabling students to fulfil their academic potential and pursue their career goals. He has achieved a BA, MA and PGCE.

"Working with adults has given me more job satisfaction than any other field of work I have ever pursued"

View all courses taught by Declan O'Keeffe here

How will I be taught?

Each tutor strives to create a relaxed and informal atmosphere where students can work at an appropriate pace. Teaching methods are varied and incorporate many styles including
some one-to-one tuition.
Teaching methods are adapted to enable students achieve their full potential.
One to one tutorial guidance, group critiques, self-assessment using the learning outcomes stated on your Individual Learning Plan.

What do I need to have with me?

A folder for your notes, a notepad and a pen.

What can I do next?

We offer a wide range of Creative Writing courses in all our Adult Education sites Further. If you have specific request please talk to the tutor or the curriculum leader as we would be able to set up specific courses of various length.
For all the courses on offer please visit

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course. No prior knowledge or experience is required although it would be beneficial.
This course is for beginners and people with some experience of creative writing who wish to develop their skills and build techniques to improve the clarity and effectiveness of their writing. Beginners will be given additional support if required.

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Real time Online
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If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code DAR/88113/J/NC.

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