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.
Each week we will look at a different subject whilst continuing to learn various techniques and methods through exercises and grammar play.
Week 1: Focus is on Journey & Mapping
Week 2: Focus is on Myths, Reality & the Journey Inside
Week 3: Focus is on Reaching Out to the Stars & Capturing Character
Week 4: Focus is on Your Voyage, Allies & Monsters
Week 5: Focus is on Arrivals & Departures
12 hr Course given as 5 sessions estimated to each take approximately just under 2 and half hours (there are also extra add on assignments not factored in the time count)
Each class session is made up of many small to medium sized writing exercises. The add on assignments are between 250 words to 1000 words maximum.
Written exercises with explanations
Student discussion forum available via Facebook
Further opt-in (extra payment) individual review/editing/mentor sessions via email or/and Zoom or meet up available by request