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Narrative Non-Fiction

City University London
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10 weeks
325 GBP
English
Part time
London
Next available date: 29/04/2020 - London
Open / Scheduled
Narrative Non-Fiction

Course description

Narrative Non-Fiction

A solid foundation in how to write and edit narrative non-fiction, the aim of this course is to encourage and inspire students in their writing.

This Narrative Non-Fiction evening course aims to give writers confidence in their ability to deliver good, clean prose, to develop their use of vivid metaphoric language and to structure effectively both long and short works.

The aim of this Narrative Non-Fiction course is to encourage and inspire, through group discussion and individual exercises. Detailed individual feedback and editing of some of the assignments is a special feature of the course, with the aim of teaching students how to edit and judge their own work.

What will I learn?

Over the course of 10 weekly evening classes on the Narrative Non-fiction short course, you will learn:

  • To compose reliable, consistent text for any occasion
  • Techniques appropriate for short and long-form articles
  • How to write a book proposal
  • Literary techniques that create voice and colour in your writing

You will also gain:

  • Detailed critiques and edits for up to 5 assignments
  • An understanding of a range of forms from practical composition to literary style
  • A strong workshop element, with student work at the heart of each class

Suitability - Who should attend?

English requirements

Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English.

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City University London

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