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Creative Writing Diploma Course

14 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What You'll Learn from the Creative Writing Diploma Course

Creative writing covers a wide variety of forms; simply, its purpose is to enable you to express, emotions, thoughts and feelings using the written word. If you would like to improve your writing skills, to try out new techniques in a variety of writing styles and to be able to create compelling works of fiction, then this course will enable you to do just that.

There are so many opportunities for writers in this digital age and the world of publishing has evolved greatly over the last few years. Publishing is now accessible to all who have a good grasp of the English language and because the world is now a predominantly much smaller...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 - The Creative Process
  • Part 1: What is it? 
  • Part 2: Controlling Projects 
  • Part 3: Creating an Outline 
  • Part 4: Time to Write 
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 - Writing Fiction
  • Part 1: Show, Don’t Tell
  • Part 2: Character Profile
  • Part 3: Characteristics
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 - Point of View
  • Point of View
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 - Character Motivation
  • Character Motivation
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 - Write What You Know
  • Write What You Know
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 - Characters, Names and Imaginations
  • Part 1: Understanding the Character Connection 
  • Part 2: Names 
Module 7 - Beginning, Middle and Ending
  • Part 1: Beginnings 
  • Part 2: Middles 
  • Part 3: Endings 
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 - Dialogue and Descriptive Writing
  • Part 1: Dialogue 
  • Part 2: Descriptive Writing 
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 - Beating Writer’s Block
  • Part 1: Beating Writer’s Block
  • Part 2: Opening Sentences 
  • Module 9 Assessment
Module 10 – Tips and Creative Tasks
  • Creative writing tips 
  • Module 10 Assessment
Module 11 – Writing Poetry
  • Part 1: What is Poetry? 
  • Part 2: Starting Out 
  • Part 3: Poetry Terms 
  • Part 4: Light, Shade and Imagination 
Module 12 – Poetry Prompts
  • Poetry Prompts
  • Module 12 Assessment
Module 13 - Writing the Life Story
  • Part 1: Writing the Life Story
  • Part 2: Flashbacks 
  • Module 13 Assessment
Module 14 - Going Public
  • Part 1: Going Public
  • Part 2: Agents and Self-publishing

Who will benefit from this course?

It will help you to understand the mind-set of professional writers, to enable you to test out your skills in new and interesting areas of creativity; and it will help you to escalate your own expertise with the written word taking your writing to the next level.

If you follow this course throughout and participate in all of the writing projects, you will find that your learning curve rises rapidly.

Accreditations

This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

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