Creative Writing - Unlock your Writing Potential | Dartford Adult Education Centre

Creative Writing - Unlock your Writing Potential at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Creative Writing - Unlock your Writing Potential at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Price: £40.00 Starts: 21/03/2020 Time: 10:00 - 14:30
Tutor: Declan O'Keeffe Ends: 21/03/2020 Location: Dartford Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

In this one day Creative Writing course we will explore the fundamental building blocks of fiction. You will learn creative techniques and tools to unlock your potential and make your work come alive on the page.
You will gain a practical understanding of how to use character development and story structure to create dramatic narratives. We will examine the role of exposition to create interesting back stories for characters.
You will learn how to craft dialogue and pace scene creating compelling character arcs and storylines.
We will analyse how the essence of drama is created through the atmosphere, tension and suspense.
We will explore how the fundamentals of fiction are applied to various narrative genre such as thrillers, mysteries, romance, fantasy to name but a few.

How will I be taught?

Each session will include selected readings, discussion, tutor input, writing tasks and peer review.

You will be given oral and written feedback from the tutor, oral feedback from peer review, as well as opportunities to self-assess throughout the course. You can manage your progress through your Individual Learning Plan which will record your achievements.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring a pen and a dedicated writing notebook.

What can I do next?

We have a wide range of Creative Writing courses in Dartford and other centres. Your tutor will be willing to discuss options with you.
If you are interested in other subjects, please ask at Reception or visit

What do I need to join the course

Everyone who loves writing is very welcome to join.
Beginners and more experienced writers welcome. Be willing to try new techniques and approaches that you can practice for your work and with others too.

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 >>

Getting there

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DAR/79882/H/NC.
Course Code: DAR/79882/H/NC Book Now

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