Descriptive Text, Imagery & the Senses Course
This Creative Writing course acts as an extended masterclass looking at various techniques and exercises to open up and improve writing skills, work with metaphor and imagery, create texts andnarratives to given themes and word counts as well as free writing.
Short Story Course
This course focuses on work on character, voice, atmosphere and plot and we continue with further creative writing expansion techniques. We also read published short stories for discussion and understanding format and focusing on the necessary elements for each student to produce a finaldraft of a 1000 word narrative.
Advanced Creative Writing Course
The Advanced Creative Writing Course is an intense 4 session course with higher level creative writing exercises and discussion to strengthen description, atmosphere and imagery; we also work on several key topics such as contemporizing myth in writing, symbolism and strengthening editingskills by working on review and critique.
Dreams & Writing Course
This intensive 4 session Creative Writing course looks at how to use the alchemy of our own dream tapestry to weave into our creative writing. We can use our dreams to work on theme, characters and archetypes, dramatic structure and plot. We also look at how Jung dealt with dreams and dramaand Dreamtime totems and the dreaming of landscape.
Cartography of Self Course
A Creative Writing course of 5 sessions exploring the theme of The Cartography of Self. We will be paying attention to your own arrival and departure points, psychogeography, archetypes, myths and realities, hindrances and helps and to do so we will use a blend of writing exercises, discussion, research, video capture, map making and other diverse routes and rites.
Point of No Return - a writing tutorial with exercises
Create scenarios and characters triggered from the theme of the point of no return. This 40 minute Writing Tutorial explores the point of no return as a plot device and as a singular meditation of moment. You will get a 40 minute video tutorial plus a PDF with information and five self paced writing exercises plus links for you to further research.