Writing Creative Non-Fiction Course

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Aylish is a creative writing graduate from Macquarie University and is currently undertaking her Masters in Creative Writing at the University of Sydney. Aylish works at The Writers’ Studio and The Writing Quarter as a creative writing tutor online. Aylish is a writer of fantasy fiction, but loves to experiment across all genres and forms. Her short stories and articles have been published in Mythrill Fiction, The Quarry, Grapeshot, and she was the second-place winner for Honi Soit’s 2021 Writing Competition ‘Destination,’ as well as a shortlisted writer for the USU Creative Awards. She loves cats, herbal tea, and all things weird and British.

Start Date: 4th June, 2024
Duration: 6 Weeks
Price: $299
3 places remaining

Explore the World of Creative Non-Fiction: Join Our Online Course!

Discover the fascinating world of creative non-fiction with our engaging six-week online course. This comprehensive program offers a unique opportunity to hone your writing skills with personalized guidance from our dedicated tutors based in Australia.

What’s Included:

  • Weekly Modules: Receive a new module each week, featuring text lessons that you can access at your convenience. There are no fixed class times, allowing you to progress through the course materials at your own pace.
  • Time Commitment: Allocate 2-3 hours per week to complete the coursework and assignments.
  • Weekly Assignments: Stay on track and monitor your progress by submitting a written assignment each week. Your dedicated online tutor will review it and provide personalized feedback.
  • Course Content: Over the six weeks, explore various forms of creative non-fiction, cover essential topics, engage in practical exercises, and create your own short pieces.
  • Global Access: While The Writing Quarter is based in Australia, our courses are open to participants worldwide.

Why Choose Our Online Creative Non-Fiction Writing Course?

  • Flexibility: With no fixed class times, you can work on the course materials whenever it suits your schedule, making it perfect for busy individuals.
  • Personalized Feedback: Our dedicated tutors provide weekly written feedback on your assignments, ensuring a tailored learning experience.
  • Extended Access: Even after the course concludes, you’ll retain lifetime access to the course materials, giving you the opportunity to review and refresh your skills.

What to Expect in Our Weekly Modules:

Lesson 1: Creative Non-Fiction Defined
The first lesson asks what creative non-fiction is. It introduces you to crucial research strategies and narrative techniques to make readers pick up your creative non-fiction.

Lesson 2: People in Creative Non-Fiction
This lesson shows you how to write characters in non-fiction through helpful, everyday exercises and literary skills like symbolism.

Lesson 3: Place in Creative Non-Fiction
The third lesson shows you how to write a non-fiction setting. It covers various topics, such as advice on effective characterisation and figuring out your writing purpose.

Lesson 4: Writing Personally
This lesson approaches one of the complex forms of creative non-fiction, the personal narrative. Through expert advice, it guides you through writing a personal narrative of your own by using affective language with which your readers can engage.

Lesson 5: Writing Subjectively
This lesson shows you another form of creative non-fiction, the subjective review. It clarifies the difference between objective and subjective writing and provides multiple examples to practice your non-fiction skills.

Lesson 6: Writing Life
The final lesson shows you how to write an autobiography or memoir. It also shows you how to edit your non-fiction, so publishers love it!

Begin Your Journey Today

Join us now to not only learn the art of storytelling but also unlock your full creative non-fiction writing potential!

Start Date

4th June


6 weeks




Aylish Dowsett