Creative writing: brainwaves - intriguing stories
Who is this course for?
Working with an experienced tutor you will
use a range of stimuli to kickstart your ideas!
As part of a writers’ group you will learn new
techniques to help progress your writing to
form new plot lines and characters, using
handouts and visual aids. Working alongside
others you will feel supported to be creative
and produce writing to a high standard.
You will discuss the main theme; work
through scenarios with partners and talk
through ideas and thoughts, making notes
and using planning devices with the help of
an experienced tutor.
Support and feedback
You will receive quality feedback from the
tutor during each session, plus online
feedback via email when you send in your
work. Handwritten work is also acceptable.
Additional costs and requirements
Pen and paper or laptop.
No extra costs.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
About the tutor
Jill Hobbs teaches Creative Writing for Learn Devon across Devon. Creative Writing encompasses fiction, autobiography, biography and poetry. She has worked for Devon County teaching at a variety of Primary Schools and 2 years working with adults with special needs.
Jill has a Masters Degree in Education specialising in inclusion, special needs and dyslexia, allowing Jill to invent and initiate a number of sensorial ways for teaching. Building on this pedagogy, Jill completed a Foundation in Art Therapy to understand the way in which Art plays a significant part in making sense of symbols and concepts as well as developing fine motor skills.
“My greatest love is to help people develop their creativity and explore their imagination using a number of genres.”
Jill Hobbs, M.A.Ed., Adv.Dip.SEN., AMBDA
Creative Writing Tutor for Learn Devon.