A Beginner's Guide To Writing Fiction

This course is full. Please contact us on 0117 903 8844 to be added to the queue.

Course code:†F34B

This course will get your creative juices flowing! This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online using ZOOM if necessary.

When and where

Dates

From 16 Apr 2024 to 21 May 2024
Tue 19:00-21:00

6 weeks

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16 Apr 2024

19:00 to 21:00

23 Apr 2024

19:00 to 21:00

30 Apr 2024

19:00 to 21:00

07 May 2024

19:00 to 21:00

14 May 2024

19:00 to 21:00

21 May 2024

19:00 to 21:00


with Carolyn Lewis

Location

Stoke Lodge†

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £90.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £90.00, the concession rate is £54.00.

Who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">This course is designed for novice writers. If you have always wanted to write but were never sure how to, this course will demystify the process. </span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif"><strong>This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online using ZOOM if necessary.</strong></span></span></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">They will learn the techniques to make a start on a piece of fiction.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong>This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online using ZOOM if necessary.</strong></span></p>

Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">This is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</span></span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">No, just an interest in writing.</span></span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">From making a start to a completed piece of fiction.</span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Yes, homework will be set although not compulsory.</span></p>

Teaching method/style?

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">A notebook and pen.</span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong>Stable internet connection, a tablet or PC and ability to use ZOOM if course has to transfer online.</strong></span></p>

Equipment Required

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">See above.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><strong><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Stable internet connection, a tablet or PC and ability to use ZOOM if course has to transfer online.</span></strong></span></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

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<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
</ul>

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<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learnerís responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learnerís home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>