Creative writing is a large component of the GCSE English Language Paper 1 examination. This class will give students the tools and techniques they need to create stories which are innovative, unique and well-structured in order to gain higher level marks.
Tuesday 19th October at 6:30 PM 60 mins
Introduction to the class: this session will be an overview of story structure: Using exposition, inciting incidents, rising and falling action.
Tuesday 26th October at 6:30 PM 60 mins
In this session, we will be looking at building characters, character archetypes, the fatal flaw, and the golden rule: ‘show don’t tell.
Tuesday 2nd November at 6:30 PM 60 mins
In this session, we will look at linguistic devices, how to use linguistic devices to add detail and building sensory descriptions.
Tuesday 9th November at 6:30 PM 60 mins
In the last session, we will cover planning using the exam prompts, general review: what makes a great short story? Student Example – Group critique and then a Q&A session.
I am a kind, patient and passionate tutor with a BA in English Literature and an MA in creative writing. I am an English specialist and I have over 8 years of experience delivering a broad range of English qualifications.
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