Applications: Publishing, Teaching and Other Stories

Module code: EN7042

This module is a continuation of 'Research Methods in Creative Writing'. You will be encouraged to investigate, research and orientate your own work in relation to the professional writing world beyond the course.


  • 20 hours of seminars
  • 280 hours of guided independent study


  • Oral presentation or workshop (10%)
  • Summative work of 4,000 words or equivalent (90%). Options include:
    • sample lesson and/or course plan
    • proposal plus sample of writing for a specific publisher
    • essay on aspect of the professional writing world
    • creative piece (3,000 words, or 7-9 pages of poetry/script) written for a specific brief from the professional writing world, plus accompanying commentary (1,000 words) which contextualises the work in relation to the professional literary world

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