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Short Story Success

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
2 days
100 GBP excl. VAT
English
Full time
Leisure / Fun Classes
Next available date: 07/03/2020 10:00 - Nottingham
Course Dates
Nottingham
07/03/2020 10:00  (English)
100 GBP
13/08/2020 10:00  (English)
100 GBP

Course description

Short Story Success

Do you have an idea for a short story but don’t know how to begin?

Or maybe you’ve an idea for a novel but writing a shorter version will help you get started?

On this course you’ll be guided through the process of writing your first piece, and introduced to ways in which writers get their work seen in this competitive arena.

The course will suit both the beginner and those with more experience who are interested in honing an idea or who are seeking fresh inspiration.

On this course you will:

  • undertaken practical writing exercises
  • consider essential aspects, including character, setting, imagery and structure
  • gain inspiration and advice about how to take your short stories from initial ideas to polished pieces, ready for release
  • look into the practicalities of matching and submitting your short stories to competitions and journals.

What will I gain?

By the end of the course you’ll have the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to write your own short story as well as ideas about how and where to get them published.

"I enjoyed the variety of prompts. I feel like I wrote things I never would have expected. It was jam-packed - my brain feels a bit fried in a good way!"

"Highly recommended. A great start to creative writing and to meeting new people."

"A great introduction course and a very passionate tutor."

"A very enjoyable course which has inspired me to write more."

"Excellent. Thanks so much!"

Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No experience is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certificate of attendance.

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Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street
NG1 4FQ Nottingham

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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 5 reviews

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(5)
I enjoyed the variety of prompts. I feel like I wrote things I never would have expected. It was jam-packed - my brain feels a bit fried in a good way!
Participant
(5)
Highly recommended. A great start to creative writing and to meeting new people.
Participant
(5)
A great introduction course and a very passionate tutor.
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