Critique of student work is supplemented by outside readings..00= Materials Fee The Poetry Writing Workshop is designed for all students with a serious interest in poetry writing, from those who lack significant workshop experience or training in the craft of poetry to seasoned workshop participants looking for new challenges and perspectives on their work.Students will be assigned writing exercises emphasizing such aspects of verse composition as the poetic line, the image, rhyme and other sound devices, verse forms, repetition, collage, and others.
Each seminar will look in turn at a different aspect of the writing process, for example characterisation, plotting and narrative structure.
By the end of course you will be equipped with a toolbox of literary techniques to help take your writing forward.
And if you're a YMCA of Central New York member, you can take a class for free each season!
All courses are taught by professional writers who are ready lead you on your creative journey.
Outside readings of a wide range of fiction supplement and inform the exercises and longer written projects.$20.00= Materials Fee This course is held in Session Q: July 8 - August 16, The Nonfiction Writing Workshop is designed for students new to the practice of such genres as reportage, criticism, biography and memoir.
Various techniques are explored through exercises and other assignments.Writing for children has become incredibly popular in the past fifteen years and publishing houses have been inundated with manuscripts.Many houses have ceased accepting unsolicited manuscripts all together. This course examines and breaks down the very specific craft of travel writing.*This example programme is provided as a guide only.The schedules for 2018 will be finalised nearer the start date and may be subject to last minute changes.We’ve established a simple application process for courses offered by the School of the Arts this summer, including courses in Creative Writing.Please visit Arts in the Summer with the School of the Arts for details.The beginning workshop in fiction is designed for students who have little or no previous experience writing literary texts in fiction.Students are introduced to a range of technical and imaginative concerns through creative exercises and discussions, and eventually produce their own writing for the critical analysis of the class."They say writing is a solitary pursuit—and yet I shudder to imagine attempting it without the essential support of my friends and mentors at the DWC.This summer school is for creative writing enthusiasts who are looking to be inspired by close working with like-minded practitioners whilst drawing on the rich literary heritage of London.