If you enjoy writing and are interested in learning more about its technical side, our home study course should give you the underlying knowledge you need to improve your techniques and boost your confidence in your writing. You’ll look at writing in different styles, covering all the skills and techniques used in fiction writing. As well as taking a close look at methods used in fiction, you’ll also have a go at writing non-fiction material, such as for magazine articles.
Unit 1: Autobiography
Unit 2: Short stories
Unit 3: Novels
Unit 4: Younger readers
Unit 5: Genre
Unit 6: Play writing
Unit 7: Poetry
Unit 8: Non-fiction
Unit 9: Articles
Unit 10: Reviews
A good level of basic English is required for this course.
Certificate of Attendance/Completion/Achievement (no assessment element)
Variable - to suit the learner
No time limit
Payment by instalments available.
About NEC The National Extension College (NEC) provides the opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to fit life-changing learning into their lives. Whether you’re looking to study in order to go onto further or higher education, change or advance your career or simply for enjoyment, NEC provides online distance learning courses which are of the very highest quality. Course materials are written by experts such as teachers and examiners and are available to you online 24/7 through learn@nec - our virtual learning environment and the gateway to the NEC community. You can study whenever and wherever you like. With tutor support from a qualified teacher and specialist in your chosen subject, NEC will make sure that you
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