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Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Write Away! Creative Writing | Beginners

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus Entry requirements: Suitable for beginners

Why this course?

Want to write more, improve your technique, or just want to get started? Then this workshop-based course aims to move your writing forward. Through group and individual work, we will explore various forms of creative writing.           

You will cover several topics in class, including: generating ideas; characterisation; plotting; structure; dialogue; research; creating tension and pace; location and setting; themes, and also marketing your work.               

You will develop your writing skills and improve your style, whilst exploring techniques and tapping into your creativity.

Tutor Sue Walker is a novelist published by Penguin. She has over 20 years’ experience as an investigative television journalist and has extensive experience of running courses and workshops as a creative writing tutor.  

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0035-1C 22 Sep 2020 Central Brighton 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £133.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0036-1C 12 Jan 2021 Central Brighton 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £133.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0037-1C 20 Apr 2021 Central Brighton 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £133.00 Enrol & Pay

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Other ways to enrol

You can also enrol by calling 01273 667704 or in person at our Central Brighton or West Durrington Campuses.


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Course content

Want to write more, improve your technique, or just want to get started? Then this workshop-based course aims to move your writing forward. Through group and individual work, we will explore various forms of creative writing.           

You will cover several topics in class, including:

  • Generating ideas
  • Characterisation
  • Plotting
  • Structure
  • Dialogue
  • Research
  • Creating tension and pace
  • Location and setting
  • Themes
  • Marketing your work  

Why the Met?

  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • High-quality learning resource centres providing library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

Course costs

The course fees are £133.00 for 10 weeks. 

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below:

A. £133.00

B. £66.50

Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

Course costs
  • Views Nicola Davies Write Away! Creative Writing for Beginners
    Before undertaking this course, I'd never have had the confidence to enter a writing competition, or the tools to create something that would be judged so highly.
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