Writers' Workshop

Writers' Workshop

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Writers' Workshop – Sydney Course

Do you want to further your writing skills?

The Writers' Workshop is a weekly session designed for those who have attended an introductory creative writing course and wish to further develop their skills in the company of other writers.

The Writers' Workshop supports writers in their personal writing journey through further learning, practical in-class and homework exercises, peer critique and discussion.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Eastwood, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or Enquire Now!

Course Outline

Each session will include:

  • writing exercises to develop creativity and skills
  • learning about writing techniques and strategies
  • group critique of students' writing pieces
  • discussion of a topic relevant to practising writers

Course Outcome

During the course, students will:

  • have the opportunity to obtain and provide feedback to other group members on their individual writing projects
  • generate new creative writing pieces from in-class exercises
  • learn about writing techniques and craft from an experienced facilitator and published writer
  • learn about a range of writing forms including poetry, short story and creative nonfiction

What to bring

Please bring:

  • pen
  • notebook

No textbook is required.

Prerequisite

The ability to read and write in English at an intermediate level or higher.

Prerequisite Desirable

This course is suitable for enthusiastic writers who have already completed an introductory creative writing course, or equivalent.

Delivery Mode

The course will be held in a “roundtable” format where students are encouraged to participate in peer-group discussion and in-class writing exercises.