This course requires 2 options.
11 Writing for Publication
Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Stringer
This is an advanced writing course which builds on student competence and confidence in poetic, fiction, and non-fiction writing. You should enjoy writing and have a good command of language to succeed in this course. You will develop creative potential through:
- writing and reading across a wide range of genres
- understanding and control of language in a range of styles
- awareness of audience
- a portfolio of writing
- confidence in presenting your writing orally to an audience
The course will cover:
Introduction to poetry and prose, non-fiction writing and writing for the media, developing writing skills through to publication standard, introduction to peer editing workshops.
Future Areas of interest and study: journalism, media studies, communications, law, arts or any other career requiring creative thinking and competent writing skills.
Recommended Prior Learning
This is an enrichment course to develop confident and competent writing skills. Entry requirements: student interest and teacher referral.
Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements
$20 - Auckland Writer's Festival
Total Credits Available: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.