Study online / distance
The Creative Writing online course includes writing character sketches, short stories, children's stories, non-fiction, biographies, plays, poetry, human interest pieces, and so much more. Most creative writing courses teach you the foundation skills then you're off on your own.
This course is much more practical and takes you further into the world of writing as a business. You learn how to write for profit and how to develop your writing so that you can make a living from it.
- Fiction Writer
- Short Story Writer
- Non-Fiction Writer
- Children's Writer
- Script Writer
- Media Writer
Unit 1 - Developing Your Creative Writing
Reading 1 - Creative Writing for Pleasure and Profit
Reading 2 - Structure in Your Writing
Reading 3 - Finding Your Point of View
Reading 4 - Character, Plot and Dialogue
Unit 2 - Creating a Writing Portfolio
Reading 1 - Plotting a Story
Reading 2 - Atmosphere, Mood and Style
Reading 3 - Writing Life Stories
Reading 4 - Writing Poetry
Unit 3 - Editing and Publishing Your Work
Reading 1 - Popular Genres
Reading 2 - Screenplays, Stage Plays, Television
Reading 3 - Editing Techniques
Reading 4 - The Business of Getting Published
- Access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection
- A good command of written English
- Ability to allocate appropriate study hours per week
If you have these essential requirements, then you can get started immediately.
"I would thoroughly recommend Australian College to anyone who wants to learn something new, or add to the knowledge base they may already have on a particular subject.
There is a multitude of different courses to choose from that could take the individual in whatever direction they would like to take - be it for increased work opportunities or simply to stimulate the mind.
My thanks for helping me to open up a new direction in my life."
Tracey Marcelis, 8th October 2014
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