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Free Writing for Beginners

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
1 day
40.83 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Next available date: 21/08/2020 10:00 - Nottingham
Last application: 20/08/2020
Leisure / Fun Classes

Course description

Free Writing for Beginners

This one-day workshop will help develop your understanding of free writing, addressing its many benefits and assessing how it can be useful for one's well-being and creativity.

The day will also examine its usefulness in contributing to current creative projects and overcoming challenges.

The course is aimed at people who are interested in developing their writing skills, overcoming writers’ block and also those who are wanting to use writing to help improve their overall wellbeing.

It will feature both a theoretical understanding of what free writing is as well as provide a range of interactive and independent tasks, with support; the results of which may be useful for other projects and for building portfolios.

On this course, you will:

  • complete short and longer tasks using prompts, picture and music
  • look at different methods of free writing
  • assess the benefits
  • explore journaling, and learn how it can be applied to mindfulness and reflection
  • build a dialogue around free writing.

What will I gain?

By the end of the course you will have a clear understanding of free writing and its benefits.

You might also have the start of a collection of work suitable for further development, and the knowledge of how to tailor free writing to suits your personal needs.

"Thank you for a very enjoyable introduction to free writing. Well explained, good visuals and great venue." JS

"Very stimulating." CA

"Charlotte is a brilliant and inspirational tutor, it was wonderful gaining insight from a published author. The exercises were just the right length, well explained and debriefed afterwards. I achieved things I never thought possible, I feel it’s taking my writing to the next level.” CD

Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No experience is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certificate of attendance.

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Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews

I went with a friend not knowing what to expect. The day was well introduced and the tasks and techniques used by the tutor got everyone writing. People were on the course for different reasons but all got something from the day. I now know that I have a lot to say and think about. We are all full of so many stories and I really appreciate...
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Had a wonderful day spent learning about free writing. Thanks to the very engaging tutor I feel have rediscovered a real interest and passion for writing.
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