Creative writing and critical reading

Creative writing and critical reading

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 8 hours study time

  • Creative arts and design

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course, Creative writing and critical reading, explores the importance of reading as part of a creative writer’s development at the postgraduate level. You will gain inspiration and ideas from examining other writers’ methods, as well as enhancing your critical reading skills.

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the importance of reading as part of a creative writer's development.
  2. Engage analytically and critically with a range of literary and media texts.
  3. Recognise how critical reading supplies writers with inspiration and ideas.
  4. Understand, through writing practice, one or more of the taught genres of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry and scriptwriting.
  5. Engage with postgraduate modes of reading and writing practice.