Writers Workshop – Heroes and Villains

A three session workshop designed for those writers who are looking to develop a memorable protagonist. Good or bad, we all love to be hooked by a great character. A flawed hero or a sympathetic villain – you decide! A class booklet will be produced.

  • Course Type Adult - Leisure
  • Subject Area Creative Writing
  • Qualification N/A
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Beginners
  • Location Community Locations
  • Course Length 3 Weeks
  • Start Date 21/04/2020
  • End Date 05/05/2020
  • Day Tuesday
  • Times 12:30-14:30
  • Fee £56
  • Reduced Fee £19

This course is designed for those who enjoy writing and those who have an interest in how ‘heroes’ are created in literature. We will be discussing what characteristics make a hero, and therefore what makes an anti-hero. How do they appeal to an audience – what is the authorial intention?

This course takes place at Mint Methodist Church, Exeter.

Assessment is informal and done through self, peer and tutor feedback. You will create your own hero/anti-hero ready to be developed into a short story.

Entry Requirements

An interest in writing and also in how character works.


Learners will be given a college ID badge and have access to all college facilities, including learning centres and computers.

Additional Costs


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