" If your goal is to write a novel, AWC offers three stages of creative support and guidance to help you get there.Creative Writing Stage 1 kicks things off – giving you a solid understanding of how to build your story.At the bottom of the list of search options, you can check boxes to look for distance learning and weekend/evening courses.
Particularly at the introductory level, instructors often suggest processes for character development, plotting, and so on, or offer "tricks of the trade" for achieving certain literary effects.3) Guided exercises.
Instructors design writing exercises in which you practice skills taught in the course.4) Workshops and critiques.
“The course was the absolute nuts and bolts approach I was looking for.
I loved the logical step-by-step approach to the craft of writing.
""Before Creative Writing Stage 1, I hadn't attended any writing courses before – I wasn’t sure what to expect.
This course exceeded my expectations and I was so impressed with the presenter’s generosity and intention to cover as much material as possible.
There are a lot of potential benefits from taking creative writing courses.
Writing courses can motivate and inspire, and provide a structure for writing.
But you want to teach creative writing at a university level, you will normally need a graduate degree in creative writing or literature.
Keep in mind that the market for university-level teaching positions is quite competitive, and earning a degree does not guarantee you a job.