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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Starting to Write Poems: Online Course

Writers Centre Norwich and the University of East Anglia have teamed up to offer a suite of creative writing courses. 
Led by writers with excellent records in teaching, the UEA-WCN Creative Writing Programme offers courses in both poetry and prose fiction and caters for beginners as well as for those who are more advanced. Benefit from the expertise of the UEA's creative writing department and learn online from anywhere, at any time.
This 12-week course, run by poet Helen Ivory will help you get to grips with key elements of writing poetry – learning how to explore the power of language and as a result, begin to develop your own voice. 
You will benefit from one-to-one feedback throughout the course. Runs 20 April-6 July 2015; course fee is £450. 
For details, click here.

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Led by Bloodaxe-published poet Helen Ivory, this 12-week course will help you get to grips with key elements of writing poetry, from imagery and metaphor to how the poem looks on the page and sounds to the ear. You’ll learn how to explore the power of language and as a result, begin to develop your own voice.

Helen, who has over 15 years teaching experience, will give you one-to-one feedback throughout the course and you’ll be encouraged to share your learning and ideas with fellow classmates via the online discussion forum.  By working on set exercises and completing assignments, you’ll gain a basic understanding of poetic form and feel confident about writing poetry. Your efforts will be rewarded with a Certificate of Completion from the University of East Anglia.*

*This course is not formally accredited however it is equivalent to an undergraduate Year One Creative Writing module.

Read the full course outline: Word / PDF.

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