Creative writing courses are an exploration of craft and imagination. By reading great works and discussing the techniques behind them, you will learn to hone your literary talents and expand your creative abilities. You can experiment with genres and discover your personal writing style.
Find your voice
Learn from fellow writers
The small class sizes at Camosun will allow you to work closely with creative writing peers and instructors in a workshop-like environment. Not only does this provide a built-in community of writers, but it also allows you to learn from your audience.
Creative writing courses
Creative writing courses can be taken individually by University Transfer students, as part of a related program, or as an elective in many other Camosun programs.
Camosun offers flexible programs that give you the chance to explore your passion for writing including:
- Arts and Science Studies Diploma
- Associate of Arts Degree in English
- Associate of Arts Degree in General Arts
- Comics and Graphic Novels
- Digital Communication
- Digital Production, Writing and Design
- University Transfer
Take the next step
Whether creative writing is a career goal or just a personal passion, you will be building useful skills. Not only are most CRWR courses transferable to institutions within BC, but creative writers are well positioned to work in publishing, journalism, advertising, marketing, or copywriting. Creative writing can also lead to professions in the entertainment or media industries.
"It's none of their business that you have to learn to write.
Let them think you were born that way."
— Ernest Hemingway
Creative writing faculty
The creative writing faculty is comprised of professional, experienced instructors who bring their own unique passions for literature and writing to the classroom.