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This post is by Dr Chris Westoby, Programme Director for the MA in Creative Writing at the University of Hull Online. He tells us about how studying creative writing led to him becoming a published author.
If you’re looking to turn your passion for writing into a successful career, there are many ways an online creative writing course can help you achieve your dream.
The global fiction scene is constantly evolving, with new creative writers making their mark. Here are 5 exciting new fiction writers you need to know about in 2020:
Acclaimed novelist and Hull Online MA in Creative Writing Module Leader Maggie Hamand's latest work will be published on 2 April 2020.
If you’re passionate about writing, a creative writing degree can help you to harness the power of language and find your own voice as a writer so that you can produce publishable work.
Conferences are an invaluable opportunity for creative writers to connect with other writers as well as literary agents, editors and publishers.
Pursuing a career in creative writing requires passion and determination. But having a creative writing degree can give you the boost you need to make a successful writing career a reality.
When used well, dialogue gives life to a story, moves the plot forward, and breaks up long descriptive paragraphs. Used badly, it highlights the inability of the writer to grasp natural speech patterns and alienates the reader. Capturing the dynamics of human conversation is no easy feat, but there are a few general rules that can help.