Creative writing: Two plots to develop and build

The Mansion, Totnes

Who is this course for?

The writing group will have a theme which will be broadened out through discussion. You will invent timelines and character(s) for your plots and learn how to invent surprises and twists in your stories, allowing your characters to change as the plot unfolds.

Course content

You will discuss the main theme: working through scenarios with a partner; talking through ideas and thoughts; making notes and use planning devices with the help of an experienced tutor. At the end of the session you will end up with 2 different plots.

Support and feedback

You will receive feedback from an experienced tutor during the session.

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. 

Start date02 July 2019
End date02 July 2019
Start time10:00
End time12:30
Concessions not available