• About professional writing practices and a range of writing industries.
  • How to craft quality texts to industry publishable standards.
  • How to engage in practical studio-based learning to design, draft, edit and refine my own texts.
  • How to apply creative writing industry submission guidelines to craft and promote texts.
  • How to develop an Independent Writing Project.
  • How to create and submit a Writer’s Folio for external assessment.
  • Craft short fictional stories and creative non-fiction texts.
  • Craft a polished, original text and pitch.
  • Read and review a range of published texts.
  • Engage in action research to investigate other writers’ processes.
  • Participate in writing workshops.
  • Apply writing industry knowledge, skills and practices.
  • Wants to pursue their writing passion and refine their writing skills to craft quality texts to manuscript standard.
  • Is interested in pursuing further study or a career in the creative writing industry or related fields.

Course Overview

You have

  • An interest in Professional Creative Writing.
  • ‘A’ (or ‘B’ in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English or a rating of CA or above in a TASC English Level 2 course.

TASC course

English Studio 3

May lead to

  • Further study through vocational or tertiary pathways:
    • University studies: Bachelor of Arts, International Studies, Visual Communication, Media and Communication, Journalism, Education, Social Sciences, Law, Economics and Applied Learning.
    • Vocational Education: Creative Industries, Hospitality, Tourism, Community Services, Early Childhood Education and Care, Information and Cultural Services.
  • A pathway to employment.