Creative Writing Course with the British Council is the best thing that has happened to me since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. In fact, it is one of the most satisfying courses of instructions I have ever attended.
I have been writing for some time––I have published a book and have been posting articles and short stories on my blog, Road Much Travelled (www.akchordia.com) for nearly two years. This course was an eye-opener; I realised how little I knew about writing. It was indeed, a humbling experience. Having done the course, I feel much powerful. Now, I have the tools to pursue my passion with much greater satisfaction. The joy of writing will be different, hereafter.
The curriculum had been structured keeping our needs in mind. And, in the time available, it was covered exceedingly well. The method of instructions was exceptional––Ms Ananya Banerjee devoted time and attention to each participant. She had answers to all our questions, and as a teacher, she was always extremely encouraging and inspiring. The exercises and assignments kept the interest alive all through. She took pains to check and give detailed and valuable suggestions to improve our writing skills.
Thanks to Ms Banerjee’s guidance, the ‘improved’ version of my short story assignment was liked by a film maker––may soon be a short film. I guess I have already begun reaping the benefits of investing time in this course.
There is, but one regret––if only I had undergone this Course some years ago, I would have had the pleasure of writing for a longer period in life. Better late than never! At sixty, I still have some time to go.
Thank you, Ms Banerjee! Thank you, British Council!
11 thoughts on “The Best Thing that has Happened to me Since the Lockdown Began”
Very good to read 👍👍
It is always satisfying to learn something new, particularly if it interests us too. Great going!
Learning never stops buddy and age is just notional 👍🙏
I read every thing that you write and enjoy it too. But I never pen down a comment. My apologies, for being selfish/ lazy.
Its never too late to learn, Ashok. Just think, while you have the pleasure of writing better, how many readers…including me….will have the pleasure of reading what you produce.
Awaiting your short film and more such stories.
Oh wow! I was just thinking taking up the course there. Thanks for sharing ❤️
Dear friend, Thanks to The Creative Writing Course, I have passed the first stage of a Creative Writing Competition; am one of the 700 out of nearly 5,00,000 participants to reach the polling stage. There’s much to gain from the course. 😊
can you exactly pan out how the course goes….like…its on sat and sun…so do they give lots of assignments? I am done with the English Score and secured C1 Advanced…Now I just have to register…I am thinking to do the same in the last quarter of the year
Please drop me a mail at email@example.com. Will share the details.
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