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Creative Writing Course Online (Beginners) - 4 Weeks

Canberra Writing School (

Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 9:00 AM (AEDT)

Creative Writing Course Online (Beginners) - 4 Weeks

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Beginners' Creative Writing Course
This ticket represents your enrolment in the four week Beginners' Creative Writing Course commencing on 20th March 2016. We will be in touch after payment has been received to complete your enrolment prior to the commencement of the course.
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Words Change Lives! from Canberra Writing School on Vimeo.

"The cat sat on the mat."Not much of a story.

"The cat sat on the other cat's mat!" Now that's a story!

Kindle the flames of your creativity. One of our most popular classes! Did you always want to write for pleasure, for leisure, or simply to prepare for more serious writing of a professional nature? Maybe you haven't written for a long time?

This course will ignite your passions, inspire you to create and to write, sharing and gaining pleasure from one of the most empowering skills in life.

It is designed with you in mind; the individual that is unique in you.

The course contents cover the following topics:


Beginners Creative Writing Course Outline 

Week One: The Nature of Creativity

Module One: Overview (Week One)

• What is creativity and do we all have it?

• The role of creativity in writing.

• What writers have to say about creativity.

• How creative are you?

• Can you increase your creativity?

• Creativity Writing Exercise

Week Two: The Nature of Creativity

Module Two: Techniques To Enhance Your Writing

• Thesis, Unity and Organisation

• Point of View

• Power of Metaphor

• Show, Don’t Tell

• Planning Your Writing

• Writing Exercise – Beginning Your First Rough Draft Of Final Piece

Week Three: Techniques

Module Three: The Writer’s Toolbox

• The Writer’s Toolbox

• Common Errors To Avoid

• The Role of Editing/Refining

• The World of Publishing – Your Options

• Writing Exercise – Second Draft of Your Final Piece

Week Four: Toolbox

Module Four: The Building Blocks of Writing

• Words & Their Power

• Sentences & Sentence Structures

• Paragraphs - Well Crafted

• Writing Exercise –Draft to Final -Your Final Piece




Do I have to attend/go online at a certain time?

No. Not at all. We created these courses for busy people. This means that you can log on in your own time, when other pressures are off, and complete the tasks as and when you can.

How much time will the course take?

This varies from indiviual to individual, of course, but on average about five hours per week.

Will I get feedback?

Yes, there is a weekly forum online, where students can discuss the work and the topic at hand, and they tend to give feedback to each other. The teacher also contributes to this forum. Next to this, you will get personalised feedback on your own writing tasks, as you hand them in.

Free the writer within you. Enrol today. Don't put it off any longer.

Have questions about Creative Writing Course Online (Beginners) - 4 Weeks? Contact Canberra Writing School (


Canberra Writing School (

The Canberra Writing School (CWS) is based in Canberra, the cultural capital of Australia.  The school is administered by (Note:The legal entity is Kirrily King Publishing.)

We offer a variety of online courses for adults and students, both recreational and career oriented courses, which we have developed over the years.

The CWS was originally established in 2002, and originally offered writing courses to students at senior high school and pre-tertiary levels locally, with its very popular English Preparation courses but has since expanded its offerings.

In 2011 a variety of writing related courses were offered, and the first online courses were launched. These courses are suitable for those who are interested in writing, as either a recreactional pursuit, for education purposes or professionally. The emphasis is on developing writers today and writers for the future.

The courses offered here, mostly fill the gap between rigorous academic courses offered in formal educational settings, and the very casual recreational courses you might find in community colleges.

Our courses are shorter, more condensed, conveniently offered online (for busy people) and (from time to time) offline, and perhaps suiting those who do not seek formal qualifications at this point in time, but instead wish to hone their writing skills.

Our courses are highly creative, unique, interactive, substantial in rigour and comprehensive in their content. (They are not just a series of videos or webinars like other flimsier courses you may come across.)

In short, our aim is to create raving fans and returning students (and we DO get a lot of them) - so you will not only learn a lot through our courses, but you will enjoy the experience!

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