6 week course - Wednesday 10th April
Do you have a story you want to tell? Do you want to write a script for theatre, film or TV?
This 6 week course run by professional writer John Bassett is open to all levels. This is a mixed ability class that's suitable for complete beginners as well as more advanced students. New students will be guided through the first steps of creative writing whilst students who have attended classes in previous terms 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.
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.