Courses for 2017/18

Bookings can be made from mid-August 2017: please visit http://www.strath.ac.uk/cll/ or call 0141 548 2116

 

Beginner level 

  • Daytime: Creative Writing for Beginners, Thursdays, 10.00 a.m. – 12 noon, for 10 weeks from 5 October 2017.
  • Daytime: Taking Your Creative Writing Further 1, Thursdays, 10.00 a.m– 12 noon, for 10 weeks from 18 January 2018.  
  • Evening: An Introduction to Creative Writing, Thursdays, 6.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m., for 20 weeks from 5 October 2017. (This course comprises Creative Writing for Beginners and Taking Your Creative Writing Further 1 which are available to take separately in the daytime programme.)
  • Evening: Creative Writing for Beginners, Wednesdays, 6.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m., for 8 weeks from 18 April 2018 (classes are 2.5 hours to equal the full teaching time of the 10-week courses).

Intermediate level 

  • Daytime: Keep Writing, Thursdays, 10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m., for 8 weeks from 19 April 2018.
  • Evening: Keep Writing, Thursdays, 6.00 p.m. – 8.30 p.m., for 8 weeks from 19 April 2018.

Advanced level

 

  • Daytime: Creative Writing for Writers: Taking Your Creative Writing Further 2 & 3, Fridays, 10.00 a.m. – 12 noon, for 20 weeks from 6 October 2017.
  • Evening: Inspiration & Realism: Writing for Writers, Tuesdays, 6.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m., for 20 weeks from 3 October 2017. (Apart from difference in title, this course is exactly the same as Creative Writing for Writers: Taking Your Creative Writing Further 2 & 3.)

Further Advanced level

  • Daytime: Creative Writing: Consolidating Your Skills, Fridays, 10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m., for 8 weeks from 20 April 2018.
  • Evening: Creative Writing: Consolidating Your SkillsTuesdays, 6.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m., for 8 weeks from 17 April 2018.

 

The Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Blaze online creative writing programme 

Kindling (Beginner level): 10 weeks from 2 October 2017 or 15 January 2018 or 16 April 2018.

Feeding the Flame (Intermediate to Advanced level): 2 October 2017 or 15 January 2018 or 16 April 2018.

Inferno (Advanced level – novel/long-form writing): 10 weeks from 2 October 2017 or 16 April 2018.

 

The Weekend Classic Book Group

This meets monthly on Saturdays, 1.30 p.m. – 3.30 p.m., from 14 October 2017 until 26 May 2018. The programme is: ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by Jane Austen (14 October), ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ by Robert Louis Stevenson (11 November), ‘Mrs Dalloway’ by Virginia Woolf (9 December), ‘The End of the Affair’ by Graham Greene (27 January), The Catcher in the Rye’ by J.D. Salinger (24 February), ‘The Bell Jar’ by Sylvia Plath (24 March), ‘The Color Purple’ by Alice Walker (28 April) and ‘The Remains of the Day’ by Kazuo Ishiguro (26 May).

 

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