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Creative Writing Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
399 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Unit 1: Creative Writing – What it entails

  • Identify and explain a variety of reasons for writing
  • Evaluate your experience of writing
  • Analyse your writing style
  • Identify and judge a time when to write
  • Develop a plan for creative writing

Unit 2: Different Texts and Genres

  • Identify different types of genres associated with creative writing and explain these
  • Identify different types of sub-genres associated with creative writing and explain these
  • Summarise the meaning of ‘conflict’ within creative writing
  • Explain the term ‘critical analysis’ as it applies to creative writing
  • Recognise your reading preferences and critically compare the preferences of others
  • Explain the genre of life writing
  • Explain the sub-genre of a biography
  • Interpret how to plot a biography

Unit 3: Developing Character, Dialogue and Style

  • Apply your skills in writing in the first, second and third person
  • Explain of the term ‘writing style’
  • Explain the nature and purpose of dialogue
  • Create a believable character and provide a character analysis
  • Summarise tips to aid writing and be able to put these into practice in a piece of written work

Unit 4: Creative Writing Processes Part 1

  • Critically compare different writing styles
  • Analyse the genre and elements of the short story
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to plot and write an excerpt from a short story, novel and life writing
  • Evaluate the importance of location/s in a novel
  • Evaluate the skills needed to write a play
  • Critically analyse different script layouts
  • Demonstrate the ability to write a scene from a script for a stage play
  • Summarise the important points in editing and proof reading and be able to edit a piece of your own work

Unit 5: Creative Writing Processes Part 2

  • Apply your skills in writing poems in a number of forms, for example, a sonnet, rhyming verse and free verse
  • Analyse the genre of writing for children
  • Apply your skills in writing a poem for children
  • Apply your skills in writing a short story for children
  • Summarise the requirements of non-fiction writing
  • Analyse journalism and be able to write a news story

Unit 6:  Writing Scripts for Radio and TV

  • Produce a scene for a radio play, applying the required skills
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to write a short story or a poem for radio
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to write a script for TV
  • Explain how to write to meet the requirements of a brief
  • Summarise the structure of a radio feature
  • Apply your skills in preparation of a piece of work for submission to a publisher

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 399.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 74.85 with a deposit of GBP
49.90 totalling 499

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