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Structured and generative support for your poetry....

Sue Gee

This three-month course is designed for new and apprentice fiction writers seeking inspiration and guidance. Playful, serious and fun, it proposes to query what writing is and why we do it. The course's aim is to encourage a writerly atmosphere and cultivate engagement with ideas and words....

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Take your writing to the next level—three months of skills, support and lots of feedback...

Gillian Slovo

You have finished the first draft of your novel but it still needs work. Or maybe you are in the thick of it, shaping and developing what you have. Maybe you’ve had the same project on the go for years....

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