Although the experience of the ECA proposal, extract, revise and final version may mirror what happens in the “real” world, I do feel that the course should, instead, have concentrated on sharpening writing skills by more emphasis on writing in general, rather than giving the students what amounts to a very expensive “valuable life lesson”. I got totally engrossed in learning how to write a stage play and decided that, although I had probably seen fewer than ten plays in my life, I was going to adapt my short story for the stage. Do you still have a copy of the workbook? You’ll generate slightly fewer projects but these will be of more substantial length and you will spend longer developing, editing and redrafting your work. I enjoyed it so much that if I could do it again and with the same tutor, I most certainly would! Yes, take now Yes, take later No thank you.
I was fortunate to have a knowledgeable and astute tutor who was a good sounding board for ideas and techniques and highly recommend this module. Although the experience of the ECA proposal, extract, revise and final version may mirror what happens in the “real” world, I do feel that the course should, instead, have concentrated on sharpening writing skills by more emphasis on writing in general, rather than giving the students what amounts to a very expensive “valuable life lesson”. Look forward to reading more of your stuff. A Creative Writing Handbook: In these circumstances, you must negotiate with your tutor to get their agreement to submit your assignment on paper.
There will be two face-to-face tutorials that you are encouraged, but not obliged, to attend.
But plenty of people on my course did enjoy it. There may be extra costs on top of the tuition fee, such as a computer, travel to tutorials, set books and internet access. I took this in order to gain my Creative Writing Diploma, after successfully passing A I am one of the lucky ones who did the required courses before when the diploma changes. Communal moaning, groaning and celebrating etc on a daily face to face basis with fellow sufferers is jolly good therapy and very motivating.
While I was trying to think up a proposal – I worried constantly about getting started on the big TMA 5. The screen of the device must have a resolution of at least pixels horizontally and pixels vertically.
You will be expected to submit your tutor-marked assignments TMAs online through the eTMA system unless there are some difficulties which prevent you from doing so.
Independent study This final part involves working on a larger project, culminating in the presentation of an end-of-module assessment comprising a substantial piece of creative writing in one of the forms taught in the module — fiction, poetry, life writing or drama.
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I’m trying to get on top of the coursework for A, the Open University’s advanced creative writing. I am pleased that I universlty the course and it may yet pay for itself. I need one more course to finish my Open Degree and have been looking at this one with interest. Sorry I can’t be more helpful!
Hi Tam I think it depends if you have knowledge of the subjects taught in A My email is above. This part will also deal with dramatic principles connected to dialogue, subtext, status and exposition, as well as media-specific elements such as sets for the stage, aural contrast in radio and montage in film.
Writing Allsorts: A Advanced Creative Writing with the Open University
I have studied 5 OU courses altogether. I published my ECA in booklet form and hurled it around… it got good marks but no-one who read it liked it. See the satisfaction survey results for this course. Your feedback is important to us.
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If you’re on a low income you might be eligible for help with some of these costs after your module has started. The course builds on skills and knowledge taught in A Did I enjoy the course?
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Advanced creative writing
Or is that just me?! Like A, the text is contained in one large book which makes the course easy to follow. Do not come to this course expecting A Part 2. Hi Cathy I think that the point of A was to make us think for ourselves about our own creativity. On average the processing time for a joint loan application is five working days from receipt of the required documentation. This was a very enjoyable course which allowed the chance to be truly creative within both open and closed tasks.
Or was it June? This was the TMA I was most dreading.
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