Search

Home > Summer School > Summer School 2022 > ARTS MUSIC FILM AND DESIGN >  Loneliness to illumination: writing course

 FROM LONELINESS TO ILLUMINATION: A COURSE IN WRITING

Dr Finuala Dowling, poet and novelist

This online course aims to confirm or reveal participants’ unique writing talents and to make writing a less lonely experience. Drawing on examples from a range of inspiring sources, it provides insights into the stages of the creative process. Participants will receive a study guide which will help them to produce poetry, memoir, and fiction. Participants should read the first short chapter of the study guide and attempt the exercises before the first session.

 

Session titles

1.  Writing life and writing self

2.  Curiosity and preparation

3.  Surroundings, routine, difficulty

4.  Incubation and flow

5.  Illumination and verification

This course will be offered on Zoom. The link will be provided upon registration.

 

ONLINE: https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/performance.aspx?itemid=1509162535

 

DATE: Monday 10–Friday 14 January
TIME: 10.00 am–12.00 pm
COURSE FEES: R1 500 (online)
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 20
PLATFORM: ZOOM