Taking a break this year though as nothing really grabbed me, plus there’s other things I want to do. I only gave it the bare minimum of effort and my marks reflected this. I’m quite interested in FutureLearn. Future availability Advanced creative writing starts once a year — in October. Functionality may be limited on mobile devices. Another NaNo snapshot of progress to date:
Some people struggled with the new techniques they were learning and my forum was pretty quiet but set against that was a great course structure the necessity of sustaining an idea over two and even three modules and a fantastic tutor. An eclectic mix of science, maths, music technology, accounting and much creative writing over three years. Will they believe in wherever you take them? The whole degree in fact. This section goes on to explore writing approaches in wide-ranging fashion, covering poetic form, rhetoric and the use of analogy. Studying with The Open University can boost your employability.
Work includes readings and writing exercises in fiction, poetry, and life writing. It still seemed a shame to drink it after all the years it had sat patiently, hiding behind one trinket or another, waiting to be opened. Click to writig reply.
In particular you’ll focus on the influence of genre, contrast, research, revision and drama on writing style.
Well done Kath on your distinction. To join in the spoken conversation in our online rooms we recommend a headset headphones or earphones with an integrated microphone.
My main regret is that the course has finished. Which is why he had been able to resist opening it before now. More detailed description on the preferred presentation styles would have been useful and it would have been nice to get proper feedback on the EMA, rather than just a pass mark.
Communal moaning, groaning and celebrating etc on a daily face to face basis with fellow sufferers is jolly good therapy and very motivating. And in fact that format offers some considerable strengths, it means that poetry and fiction can be taught alongside film writing and life writing.
June 2, at 9: Many aspects of the learning experience appear to be working well. Suzanne Taylor Course starting: An eclectic xreative of science, maths, music technology, accounting and much creative writing over three years.
I think that learning to write for the film has improved my poetry. It has put me off the OU forever in fact all distance learning. A Creative Writing Handbook: I plumped for the stage. Now, I may just be over-egging it a bit. The EMA commentary happened all of a sudden. I am really envious of your place at Canterbury.
One thing I must work out before the next course starts, is how to set up an index on this blog. Completed an MA last year which unfortunately took me 4 years rather than 2 my OH’s health and my own got in the way but to me it was fascinating and loved the research component of a dissertation.
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This page describes the module that will start in October Advanced creative writing starts once a year — in October. Benita Stavrinou Course starting: September 1, at 8: I have to say, I didn’t take part in the online forum as much as I probably should have – due to a slow laptop, and working on a computer all day at work, my patience was not always up to more reading online. July 26, at Notify me of new comments via email.
I am an aspiring writer who has waded through the deeply depressing Arts and Humanities sections of this degree and am really looking forward to having something I have written properly critiqued, for good or for bad! Help with accessing the online library, referencing and using libraries near you:.