Creative Writing Workshop - How to Write Short Stories (UC12U48F)

A one-day workshop with published short-story writer and experienced creative writing tutor, Eleanor Knight.

When? Saturday, 10:00am - 3:00pm from 22nd June 2019 until 22nd June 2019 for 1 weeks.
Where? The course is held in Uckfield College, Downsview Crescent, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3DJ.
How much does it cost? The full fee is £52.00.

How to enrol?

Contact the ACRES office on 01825 761820 and staff will be pleased to help you.

Course overview

A one-day workshop with published short-story writer and experienced creative writing tutor, Eleanor Knight. Learn how to tune your observational antennae and listen out for inspiration, and be prepared to write a story you might not have been expecting.

With plenty of creative exercises to get you going and opportunities for feedback and discussion this workshop will appeal to anyone from first-time writer to lifelong scribbler.

During the course

What you already need to know

What prior knowledge do you need? None. Or lots. Curiosity is all.

What you will learn

How to recognise a potential story when you see/hear one, and how to tease it out onto the page.

How you will learn it

Through practical activities and writing exercises, discussion and feedback.

What do I need to bring to the first session?

Notebook & pen/ laptop

** Please note: For weekend courses students are asked to bring a packed lunch as lunch is not provided at the venue. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available for purchase during breaks.**

How much extra study or practice is involved?

This is a one day workshop.

What do previous students say?

From Eleanor's previous courses:

I found the teaching and course excellent.
I have thoroughly enjoyed the course I took and will be booking two more.
I've developed more confidence in my writing, and continue to be inspired and enthused by these lessons.
Great tutor, who tailored our course very successfully.
I learnt a lot on the course. I'm already an author, however, I gained confidence and new insights into my work.

What can I learn next?

What are the next steps within this subject with ACRES?

Please check our brochure or contact the ACRES office on 01825 761820 for details.

What are the future steps beyond ACRES?

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How can I get further information about these?

Please visit our website at, see our brochure, or alternatively contact a member of the team on 01825 761820.