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Writing tips series

Writing tips series Copyrighted image Credit: BBC New content
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 21 Oct 2014
Break the back of that novel you're writing with these top tips from the author of Start writing: A practical introduction to creative writing....

The Mitford Sisters: Talents, snobbery and controversy

The Mitford Sisters: Talents, snobbery and controversy Creative commons image Credit: Katy Stoddard under CC-BY-NC-SA-2.0 licence
Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Sep 2014
Following the death of the last Mitford sister, Deborah Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, we look at the aristocratic family's dynasty.  

Poetry Prescription

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Poetry Prescription Creative commons image Credit: Sarah Browning under CC-BY-NC-2.0 licence
Introductory level Updated 18 Sep 2014
Whether you're feeling loving, adventurous or scared, Poetry Prescription will find you the perfect poem to reflect your mood. 

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Approaching poetry

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Approaching poetry Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 11 Dec 2013
Do you want to get more out of your reading of poetry? This unit is designed to develop the analytical skills you need for a more in-depth study of...

What is poetry?

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What is poetry? Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Have you always wanted to try to write poetry but never quite managed to start? This unit is designed to illustrate the techniques behind both the...

Approaching plays

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Approaching plays Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Do you want to get more out of drama? This unit is designed to develop the analytical skills you need for a more in-depth study of literary plays....