Creative Writing: Jump-Starting Your Story

Course Code: ICW103-WS
Semester: Summer Day: Sat Time: 10:00-16:30 Hours: 6 Sessions: 1 Start Date: 2022/8/20 End Date: 2022/8/20 Medium of Instruction: English Prerequisites: Please write a paragraph (no more than 150 words) to explain why you want to take the course and send it by e-mail to or faxed to 03-5441-9811. Location: Tokyo

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Course Description

This one-day creative writing workshop will focus on creating new material through a series of writing prompts, exercises, and feedback sessions. It will be a fun and effective jump-start for your next writing project. This workshop will provide a great opportunity to connect with other writers and receive feedback from them. You will leave the workshop with story ideas to generate new material for your next writing project. This workshop is open to anyone with an interest in creative writing, especially aspiring fiction writers.


No required textbook


Brian Bush

Instructor Biography

Brian Bush is from Pennsylvania, USA and has lived in the UK, South America and, most recently, Japan, where he has worked as a university lecturer since 2016. He holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in English Literature and has published several articles on twentieth-century writers such as Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and Vladimir Nabokov. Brian's background in literary studies strongly informs his teaching of creative writing. His teaching method is based on the idea that by studying the techniques of established fiction writers, students can develop their own craft and become expert writers themselves.