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

This course will help you:

  • Develop your unique writer’s voice and perspective
  • Stimulate out-of-the-box thinking
  • Enhance your artistic expression
  • Express your thoughts clearly
  • Develop a critical appreciation of different writing styles

Recommended age: 18+ 

Course duration: 36 hours I 9 weeks I weekend online classes

Course fee: INR 10,000 per participant.

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

Required English Language level: Above Upper-Intermediate level (Grade B2). Know more about the English Language level.

All the participants will receive a digital certificate upon completion of the course.

Registration is closed for April batch. If you are interested in the course, please leave your details. We will contact you soon.

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About the Course

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

The course content covers fiction, short stories, poetry and dialogue. You can also learn how to write feature articles, screenplays, news reports, travel writing etc. The syllabus is specifically designed for those who wish to write creatively but appropriate guidance is what they are lacking to realise their dreams.

Our experienced teachers understand this and will guide you towards finding your unique writer’s voice. Once you join our Creative Writing course, you will realize that lively and interactive session 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.

Course Content
Developing story ideas into a plot Blogging and social networking
Creating characters and settings Screenwriting
Writing dialogue Children's fiction
Writing short stories Getting published
Digital, visual and traditional poetry Surrealism
Travel writing and place Humour

Schedule for April batch

Day Date Time
Saturday 10 Apr 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 11 Apr 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 17 Apr 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 18 Apr 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 24 Apr 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 25 Apr 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 1 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 2 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 8 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 9 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 15 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 16 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 22 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 23 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 29 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 30 May 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 5 Jun 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 6 Jun 11 AM - 1 PM | 4 PM - 6 PM

Schedule for May batch

Day Date Time
Saturday 1 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 2 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 8 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 9 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 15 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 16 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 22 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 23 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 29 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 30 May 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 5 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 6 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 12 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 13 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 19 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 20 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 26 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM
Sunday 27 Jun 4 PM - 6 PM

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 Register?

Registration is closed for April batch. If you are interested in the course, please leave your details here. We will contact you soon.

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