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 Building Blocks of Writing
Week 2: Focus is on Metaphor and Imagery
Week 3: Focus is on Similes and the Senses
Week 4: Focus is on Continuing Work on the Senses
12 hr Course given as 5 sessions estimated to each take approximately just under 2 ó 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
Opt-in (extra payment) individual review/editing/mentor sessions available by request