Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Write Away! Creative Writing

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 17 Sep 2019 Central Brighton 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £129.00
CL0036-1C 14 Jan 2020 Central Brighton 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £129.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0037-1C 21 Apr 2020 Central Brighton 7.00pm - 9.00pm 10 weeks £129.00 Enrol & Pay

Discounts may be available depending on your circumstances, please see our finance information.

Open events

We run various open events throughout the year to enable you to come in to the College, see our facilities and speak with our staff.

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Course costs

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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 Costs

Discounts may apply depending on your circumstances. For this course, please see payment bands below.

Band (A) £160.00: If you are not claiming any housing benefits, you will need to pay the full course cost.

Band (B) £120:00: For those claiming housing benefit, council tax benefit, income support or pension credit.

Band (C) £80.00: For jobseekers claiming JSA or ESA.

Please note: if you wish to book onto this course under band B or band C, you will need to visit the enrolment centre at the college in order to show proof of benefits.

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  • 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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