Creative Writing adults

Whether you are a scribbler, a secret diarist, or a would-be journalist, come find your unique writing style with British Council’s Creative Writing course - Module 1 course.

This course will help you:

  • Develop your unique writer’s voice and perspective
  • Help your creativity find expression
  • Enhance your knowledge of literature
  • Help you structure your thoughts
  • Develop a critical appreciation of different writing styles

Required English language level: Above upper-intermediate level (Level B2).

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

Course fee: INR 10,000 per participant Click here to register

Special offer to British Council library members - 10% discount on the course fee Click here to register

About the Course

Our Creative Writing- Module1 course offers the opportunity to learn a variety of techniques to improve your writing process and enhance creativity.

The course content covers plot, characters, dialogue and setting when writing fiction. You will also learn how to travel write and blog, learn to differentiate between news reports and feature articles, be introduced to screenwriting and writing memoirs. You will explore the tools of a poet and learn to write poetry. In addition, you will be introduced to experimental writing and children’s fiction. The syllabus is specifically designed to guide those who wish to write creatively and explore their writing talent to realise their dreams of becoming a writer.

Our experienced teachers will help you find your unique writer’s voice through this enjoyable writing course. You will receive feedback on your writing to help you know your prospects as a future writer. Once you join our Creative Writing course, you will realize that lively and interactive sessions are exactly what you need to begin your journey as a writer. The course is, however, not aimed at those wishing to improve their academic or technical writing skills.

Course Content
Plot Blogging 
Characters and settings Screenwriting
Writing dialogue Children's fiction
Writing short stories Memoirs
Poetry and poetic tools Experimental writing
Travel writing  Getting published

Schedule for August batch

 

Day Date Batch - Timing
Saturday 20 August 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 21 August 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 27 August 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 28 August 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 3 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 4 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 10 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 11 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 17 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 18 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 24 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 25 September 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 1 October 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 8 October 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 9 October 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 15 October 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Sunday 16 October 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Saturday 22 October 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. to 3.30 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- Edmodo.

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

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

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

Course Fee

Course Fee: INR 10,000 per participant.

Special offer: British Council library members can avail a special discount of 10% on the course fee.

How to ascertain your English language level and register?

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

The course is open for all. However, English Language level suitable for the course is above upper-intermediate level (B2) and 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 : Once you have ascertained your English language level, please proceed for the course registration.

Course fee: INR 10,000 per participant. Click here  to register.

Special offer to British Council library members - 10% discount on the course fee. Click here  to register.

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 query, please email us at Indialibraries@britishcouncil.org.