Short Stories-From Pen To Publication

This course is available for enrolment.

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Course code:†F35B

Writing short stories helps you discover your writing voice. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge but will move online using ZOOM if necessary.

When and where

Dates

From 05 Jun 2024 to 10 Jul 2024
Wed 19:00-21:00

6 weeks

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05 Jun 2024

19:00 to 21:00

12 Jun 2024

19:00 to 21:00

19 Jun 2024

19:00 to 21:00

26 Jun 2024

19:00 to 21:00

03 Jul 2024

19:00 to 21:00

10 Jul 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">This course is designed to show learners the art of writing short stories and how to submit them for publication.</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>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">They will learn how to make each word count!</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">This is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">No, just an interest in writing.</span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">From making a start to submitting stories for publication.</span></p>

Work set between sessions?

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

What should students bring?

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

Teaching method/style?

<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">Interactive, discussions, group and individual feedback.</span></span></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>
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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>