This course explores how to bring a short story to life. It is suitable for beginners or writers who want to develop skills to craft compelling short stories.
Students will develop different elements of a short story, from ideas, how to create realistic characters and a well-paced plot into a complete story.
On this course, you will learn to:
- Build engaging character profiles
- Structure and shape a plot
- Follow a thematic approach
- Use conflict to drive character interactions
- Utilise settings to provide a descriptive backdrop
Students will achieve objectives by taking part in group activities, completing written activities, online quizzes and other interactive activities both during the session and by completing homework activities in their own time.
How to apply for this course
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Date / time:
Start: Wednesday 19th April 2023
End: Wednesday 28th June 2023
Time: 6:15pm - 8:45pm
Fees / reductions:
Tuition fee: £112.50
Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.
Course code: C040658 / Q040659
There are no formal entry requirements. All learners should have a good standard of written and spoken English as you will be required to complete a mandatory course workbook (Unique Learning Programme) each week, with the support of their course tutor.
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Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete a short workbook and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.
The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area. Information will be made available about other course opportunities at Nottingham College. You will have the opportunity to access external Careers Guidance to aid your next steps.