Creative writing: an introduction to fantasy writing | Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) skip to content

Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

From the history of fantastical story elements to the evolution of different styles and worldbuilding techniques, this course will focus on some of the foundation stones of fantasy writing - and ways to start putting them together. Every week will start with a mini-lecture and some reading, which will include extracts of novels and stories from right across the genre. Students will also have the chance to take part in online discussion and writing exercises, and to give and receive feedback on their own writing.


Course dates

11 Sep 2019 to 27 Oct 2019

Course duration

7 Weeks. This course is completed entirely online

Apply by

11 Sep 2019

Course fee



Qualifications / Credits


Course code