If you have a book in you and a story to tell the world, join the Online Creative Writing Course Module II today! The course is designed for adults who've completed the introductory course in Creative Writing.

This course will help you:

  • Grasp the concept of how to write a novel through a step-by-step process
  • Explore elements of craft such as character, point of view, setting, scene, etc.
  • Explore writing posts for different social media platforms
  • Focus on poetic techniques of imagery, rhyme, rhythm and structure
  • Develop an understanding of poetic voice and tone
  • Structure an outline and synopsis of your novel
  • Enhance your self-reflection, self-awareness, and creativity 

Course duration: 36 hours I 9 weeks I weekday online classes | all the participants will receive a digital certificate upon completion of the course. 

Course fee: INR 12,000 per participant. 

Special offer: As a British Council library member, you can avail a special discount of 10% on the course. 

About the course

The Creative Writing course module II is specially designed to delve deeper into the craft of writing and challenging your creativity. It offers the opportunity to convert your dream of writing a book into reality.

The course equips you with up-to-date writing trends of social media writing and blogging. It also covers children’s fiction, short story and poetry in depth. You will learn each element of fiction writing and how to craft your novel together and produce a first draft. The syllabus is specifically designed for those who have completed the introduction to creative writing and would like to sharpen their creativity further and get into serious writing.

Our teachers are skilled in helping learners develop and polish their craft. The lessons promise to be engaging with plenty of opportunities to write and discuss and critique the writing of fellow writers. You will produce a portfolio of work and get constructive and structured feedback to help you fine tune your writing.

Course Content
Writing for Social Media Writing a Novel
Blogging Creating characters
Children's Fiction Creaitng Scenes
Poetry - Voice and Tone Point of View and Setting
Poetry - Rhyme and Rhythm Outline and Synopsis
Short Story Editing and Drafting

Schedule for July batch

Date  Day Timings 
15-Jul Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
16-Jul Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
22-Jul Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
23-Jul Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
29-Jul Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
30-Jul Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
5-Aug Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
6-Aug Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
12-Aug Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
13-Aug Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
19-Aug Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
20-Aug Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
26-Aug Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
27-Aug Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
2-Sep Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
3-Sep Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
9-Sep Saturday   12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.
10-Sep Sunday 12.30 p.m. to 2.30 p.m.

Course delivery

  • 36 hours of learning will happen through online classes and 14 hours of interaction and peer-learning will be facilitated through our online interactive learning platform.

  • There will be assessments by the teacher during the mid and end of the course

  • Participants should use laptop/desktop to attend the session. 

  • Recording/taking screenshot/photos of the course is strictly prohibited.

How to ascertain your English language level and register?

Step 1: Ascertain your language level (required English Language level)

The required English Language level for the course is advanced level (C1 and C2).

  • You are at Elementary level(A1) if you can say simple things about your day. For example:  I wake up at 7 am every day.
  • You are at Pre-intermediate level(A2) if you can communicate in simple and routine tasks on familiar topics and activities. For example: I like exercising early in the morning if I sleep on time. 
  • You are an Intermediate level(B1) if you can share your thoughts, opinions, and views. For example:  She must be really tired. She’s worked late every night this week.
  • You are at Upper intermediate level(B2) if you can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to your field of interest. For example: Unfortunately for him, the situation turned out to be opposite to what he thought it was.
  • You are at Advanced level (C1 & C2) if you can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects. For example: Being born and raised in India, I believe her to be the country’s best ambassador in the world.

Step 2 : Please share the certificate of completion of an introductory course in Creative Writing. If you fulfill the criteria in step 1 and step 2, then please write to evana.mukherjee@britishcouncil.org expressing your interest in the course and sharing the required information. 

Terms and Conditions

  • Participants must be over 18 years of age.
  • Non-refundable fee is payable in full prior to the commencement of course.
  • If obliged to cancel the course, the British Council reserves the right to do so without further liability, subject to the return of any fee already paid. 
  • The course schedule is subject to change. Participants will be notified the changes, if any.

For any queries, please email us at indialibraries@britishcouncil.org.