Creative Writing Term 1
Wednesday 10 January 2024, 6:30-8:30pm
5 week course
Do you have a story you want to tell? Do you want to write a script for theatre, film or TV?
This 5 week course run by professional writer John Bassett is open to all levels. New students will be guided through the first steps of creative writing whilst students who have attended classes in autumn term will be able to continue working on their projects under the tutor’s supervision.
Each week will focus on one aspect of writing through an introductory tutorial followed by an exercise and constructive feedback.
Subjects included will be:
- Getting started
- Creating characters
- Story structures and plotting
- Creating the storyworld
- Finding the story
Please bring a notebook and a pen or whatever else you'd like to write with.
Please note that terms 1 and 2 are run as separate courses and can be booked independently.
John Bassett is a professional writer, actor and director with over 30 years working in a variety of organisations including The Everyman, The Science Museum, The V&A and the Wallace Collection. John runs his own theatre company 'Spaniel in the Works' who tour village halls, churches and other venues and set up Stroud Theatre Festival 10 years ago. He has recently graduated with an MA in directing for stage and screen and is working on a number of film projects.