Online Feedback: Essays and Creative Non-Fiction
Monday 5 July to Friday 26 November 2021, online
Full Price: $500
Conc Member: $325
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In this online writing course, Zoya Patel will provide feedback on your essays and creative non-fiction, enabling you to hone your skills over five months. Feedback will vary depending on each piece but may focus on areas such as voice and tone, structure and pacing, or incorporating research and other materials into your work.
Is this course right for you? Read our FAQ >
Each month, you’ll submit up to 1500 words of creative non-fiction. Your tutor will provide tailored feedback, giving you time to incorporate her suggestions and advice into the next month’s submission. Each month you can submit either new or revised writing.
You’ll also have the opportunity to read and comment on other participants’ work. This process of giving and receiving feedback from fellow writers is an ideal way to determine what works, what resonates, what falls flat – and how to improve.
This online course takes place on a website specifically designed for writers, making it simple and easy to share your writing, give and receive feedback, and interact with fellow writers.
If you’re ready to challenge yourself and develop your skills through constructive critique and independent work, this course is for you.
Please note: this is a feedback-based program. While you are welcome to generate new material for submission during this time, no prompts or themes will be provided.
Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this course. Please read our FAQ before enrolling>>
This five-month course starts on 5 July with enrolment into our online classroom. Submissions (personal essays up to 1500 words) are due on the following dates, 10pm AET (NSW):
After each submission date, you’ll have 10 days to complete peer feedback. At the end of each feedback period, you’ll receive your tutor feedback.
This interactive online course has limited places. Book early to avoid missing out.
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About the tutor
Zoya Patel is the award-winning author of No Country Woman, a memoir of race, religion and feminism. She is also the founder of feminist literary organisation, Feminartsy and co-host of the Margin Notes podcast alongside Yen Eriksen. Zoya has won numerous awards for her writing and editing, and has been published widely, including in The […]