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Correspondence Courses

Our motivational and inspirational correspondence courses are specifically designed to make it easier for storytellers who would like to master the craft of writing and focus on the art of conquering the creative process.

Writing a Screenplay

  • The Write Foundation is the first step in the write direction, laying a solid foundation for the screenplay that will secure development funding.
  • The Write Craft takes writers through the process of writing the first draft (rewrite) of a screenplay.
  • Working closely with our script editor, The Write Draft explores the editing and refinement of the complete draft, getting the screenplay ready for the marketplace.

Our motivational and inspirational correspondence courses are specifically designed to make it easier for storytellers who would like to master the craft of writing and focus on the art of conquering the creative process.

I am a writer

Our courses follow in the renowned tradition and excellence of 22 years of workshops and master classes throughout South Africa and give storytellers a unique opportunity to write in their own space and at their own pace.

Our personalised courses are done via email correspondence, which allows for a unique interactive one-on-one communication between accredited writing coach and mentor Daniel Dercksen and yourself, affording you to question and clarify the self tasks, tasks and comprehensive notes during the course.

Our comprehensive 12 Unit courses

Screenwriting: The Write Journey – 12 Steps To Writing The Perfect Screenplay

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During the last 20 years The Writing Studio has shaped the successful careers of many of South Africa’s leading filmmakers and storytellers, and is now honing the skills of future writers in the art and craft of storytelling.

Although the course is aimed at screenwriters:

  • It is ideal for novelists and playwrights who would like to adapt their stories into a visual medium.
  • It is perfect for first-time writers who would like to define their writing skills, and also recommended for seasoned writers who are trapped in the web of re-writes and unfinished projects, or lost in the maze of the daunting writing process.

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Writing A Book

The Write Novel is an interactive, intimate and introspective journey into the world of story, empowering you to take ownership of the creative journey, and creative expression. It’s uniquely two courses blended into one: Firstly, taking an insightful and inspirational journey into what it takes to be a writer, and secondly, an up-to-date exploration of what it takes to craft a story from inspiration to final draft, examining all the building blocks required to write a story that is ready for publishing. The Write Novel fosters an organic process of writing your story and shows how you as a writer write from the inside out, and not from the outside in. Read more

Creative Writing: The Write Voice – Find Your Voice As A Writer

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Are you guilty of spending more time talking about your writing, than actually sitting down and putting words to paper? Do you find it difficult to start writing, not sure what medium to write for, or what to write? The Write Voice inspires you to get in touch with your creative self, find your purpose in writing and explore the endless possibilities you have to tell your story. It is ideal for first-time writers who would like to define their writing skills, and also recommended for seasoned writers who are trapped in the web of re-writes and unfinished projects, or lost in the maze of the daunting writing process.

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The Write Drama: A unique course for budding dramatists

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If you are a storyteller who enjoys the world of live theatre and have a talent for writing dialogue and bringing character’s vividly to life, the world is your stage to showcase your talent. Our The Write Drama course for playwrights offers you an opportunity to turn words into action.

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Kids Write

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Our new course takes children through the process of writing their stories. Aimed at children from the age of 10 to 18, it’s a unique course that allows young writers to explore their voice as writers and tell their stories.

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Contact us for more information on any of these courses