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Course Details

  • Start Date: 31/05/2022
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Price: 270 AUD

Advanced Creative Writing Course

Short Story Writing Course

Advanced Creative Writing Course In Australia | The Writing Quarter

This advanced creative writing course will focus on elevating your writing skills even further. By experimenting with a variety of forms, including creative non-fiction and experiential fiction, the course will aim to provide an enjoyable route to the next stage in your writing journey.

Each module in this online course is accompanied by writing assignments that will help you to refine your work. Your tutor will provide you with detailed written feedback to support and guide you through the exercises.

By the end of the six weeks, you’ll understand how to hone your skills and practise your craft. You’ll be able to gather inspiration and have an outlet to experiment with your creativity to take your creative writing to the next level. Please note that this course is for adults.

Course Information
Price: $270
Start Date: 31st May 2022 – 2 places remaining

Our Advanced Creative Writing Course will expand your creativity by analysing how to find inspiration, express humour and hone your craft.

You will be given weekly notes and assignments to help you. Your tutor will read every assignment and will provide written feedback.

Students will receive an email booking confirmation within 48 hours of payment. If you do not see this email, please check your Spam/Junk folder.

Outline of our Advanced Creative Writing Course

Week One: Finding Your Inspiration

In week one, we will look at ways to stimulate creativity and encourage your inner writing genie out of its lamp.

We will invigorate our imaginations by being brave and exploring new ideas. You will also learn how to experiment with writing what you don’t know.

Week Two: Travel Writing

Module two will look at what ‘Travel Writing’ is, or what it could be, and look at ways to liberate our thinking about the concept of ‘journey’.

We will consider some of the key elements of travel writing. These will include: sense of place; the symbolism of journeys; the idea of stories/journeys as transformative experiences and narrative voice.


Week Three: Writing from the Senses

For week three of the online course, we will explore ways to use all our senses to create engaging writing. This will include looking at six different types of sensory imagery.

By tapping into your own sensory experiences and using observations and reactions to the everyday, you will create pieces that are irresistible to your reader!


Week Four: Adding Humour to your Writing

This module is all about navigating the ways in which you can incorporate a sense of humour into your writing.
We will look at turning everyday moments into funny stories. We will also design characters, settings and dialogue that will amuse and entertain.

You do not need to be a comedian or even consider yourself a ‘funny person’ to enjoy this week. It’s all about connecting with your audience on a different level.


Week Five: Creative Non-fiction Revisited

In week five of the short story writing course, we will explore various forms of non-fiction and the creative non-fiction genre.

You will learn how to access your creative skills to inform your audience and explain something you know in an imaginative way. We will also work on summoning ideas from our memory and write them into an engaging form.


Week Six: Honing your Craft

For our final module, we will look at how we can make ourselves better writers, and find ways to selectively listen to our inner critic.

You will experiment with different styles, be bold with form and emerge from your comfort zone!


To find out more about how our advanced writing course in Australia works, visit our FAQ page.
You can also email us at [email protected]
Please view our cancellation/refund policy before booking.

About The Tutor

Kerry Hadley-Pryce is the editor of The Blackcountryman magazine. Her first novel, The Black Country, published by Salt Publishing in 2015, was part of her MA Creative Writing, for which she gained a distinction and was awarded the Michael Schmidt Prize for Outstanding Achievement 2013–14. She has had several short stories published in various anthologies and online at Fictive Dream and The Incubator. Her second novel, Gamble, also published by Salt Publishing in June 2018, was shortlisted for the Encore Second Novel Award 2019.

Course Details

  • Start Date: 31/05/2022
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Price: 270 AUD

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