Matthew Churcher - Creative Writing and Storytelling

In this course Matthew looks at how to write dialogue and tell stories. He explains the importance of getting a first draft out there and then how to go about refining your work. He also explores how to get the most out of reading a play.

Matthew Churcher - Creative Writing and Storytelling

In this course Matthew looks at how to write dialogue and tell stories. He explains the importance of getting a first draft out there and then how to go about refining your work. He also explores how to get the most out of reading a play.

COURSE BREAKDOWN

  • 1

    Course introduction

    • Meet Matthew, our Creative Writing and Poetry Coach!

  • 2

    Production Chat Board

    • What is a chat board?

  • 3

    What are Sonnets?

    • What are Sonnets?

  • 4

    Writing Sonnets

    • Writing Sonnets

  • 5

    Spoken Word

    • Spoken Word

  • 6

    Research

    • Research

  • 7

    Dialogue

    • Dialogue

  • 8

    Scenes

    • Scenes

  • 9

    Rewrites

    • Rewrites

  • 10

    Reading a Play

    • Reading a Play

  • 11

    Aristotle's Poetics

    • Aristotle's Poetics

  • 12

    How did you get on?

    • Share progress

  • 13

    Extra Resources

    • How to speak Shakespeare

    • Shakespeare exercises

    • Shakespeare glossary

    • Shakespeare speech selection

    • Sonnets

WHAT YOU'LL GET

11 video lessons

A look at spoken word & how does it differs from other poetry

Explore Sonnets and write your own ones

An understanding of how to get the most out of reading a script

Downloadable resources to help you

A certificate to share your achievement with the world when you finish the course

YOUR COACH

Writing Coach

Matthew Churcher

Matthew is an actor who specialised in acting and devised theatre. He has been in productions such as War Horse and Jayne Eyre and also loves to work on his own material. He is also a very talented musician!