Interested in writing as a career? Or maybe you would like to improve your writing skills to further yourself at school or university? Whatever your goal, Learn Anything's Young Writers course can help get you started!
Writing is a skill that anyone can learn, and this course is ideal for 15-20-year-olds who love writing, want to improve their writing skills, or who are interested in a career in the writing industry.
You may have a flair for creating short stories or rich novels, dramatic theatre or action films, succinct reporting or persuasive logic. The Young Writers course aims to help you discover your hidden talents and develop those you are unearthing.
You bring the pen and paper and we'll give you the hints, tips and tools to turn your story ideas into entertaining and moving tales. Learn Anything's Young Writers course will teach you how to structure an essay, write reports, and produce advertising copy, film scripts or articles. Plus, as your course is delivered by correspondence, there are no timetables to adhere to so your study can fit around your current lifestyle.
It's all about having a go and having some fun.
Getting Started With Short Stories
Analysing the structure, audiences and tone of successful short stories, you will learn to craft entertaining and moving narratives. Developing strong characters and realistic dialogues will bring your stories to life.
Understanding the process and styles of non-fiction writing you'll learn how to write a variety of articles, editorial and reports for mixed audiences to inform, persuade, entertain, describe, explain and narrate.
Develop Professional Skills
Constructing plot flow, creating a defined structure, perfecting difficult grammar, knowing rules of speech and other tricky layout rules will ensure your work will be presented professionally.
Reading and reviewing others' works will help you identify the components of successful writing. Other strategies for success are shared including journal writing, brainstorming creative and study styles.
Learning how to present various styles including creative writing, narrative, dialogues, scripts and journalistic articles in a professional manner will help your work stand-out and increase your chances of becoming published.
This challenging writing style is covered in-depth, from research to structure, tone, acknowledgements and presentation. This is a skill you can continue to use through university