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  1. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    2020-01-28
    2020-06-30
    London
    onsite
    wan20
    Fiction
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is 31 December 2019.

    28th January 2020 - 30th June 2020

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Sarah May
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is 31 December 2019.

    london
  2. Writing A Novel (daytime)

    2020-01-28
    2020-06-23
    London
    onsite
    wnd15
    Fiction
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is 31 December 2019.

    28th January 2020 - 23rd June 2020

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner, Sabrina Broadbent
    A comprehensive six-month writing course for the serious writer, with access to some of the biggest names in publishing. If you're thinking about a creative writing MA, consider this practical alternative.

    The application deadline for this course is 31 December 2019.

    london
  3. Writing A Novel: The First 15,000

    2019-09-25
    2020-04-15
    Online
    online
    wno26
    Fiction

    Wherever you are, whenever suits you, start your novel the right way with six months of structured learning and constructive feedback on your first 15,000 words.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Wednesday 11 September.

    25th September 2019 - 15th April 2020

    28 weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Lee Weatherly

    Wherever you are, whenever suits you, start your novel the right way with six months of structured learning and constructive feedback on your first 15,000 words.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Wednesday 11 September.

    online
  4. Fiction Skills: Plot

    2019-11-11
    2019-12-08
    Online
    online
    osp16
    Fiction
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    11th November 2019 - 8th December 2019

    4 weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    online
  5. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-11-30
    2019-11-30
    London
    onsite
    1DP4
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a day at the home of British poetry with one of the country's leading poets.

    30th November 2019

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a day at the home of British poetry with one of the country's leading poets.

    london
  6. Start To Write

    2019-12-14
    2019-12-14
    London
    onsite
    1DDEC19
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    14th December 2019

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  7. Who Do You Think They Are? Getting Into Character (Five Days)

    2020-01-06
    2020-01-10
    London
    onsite
    gic5
    Fiction
    The success of a novel depends on insightful, considered and compelling characterisation. For a fictional character to appear real, they need to have convincing inner lives. They should have a traceable emotional history which makes sense of their needs, desires, ambitions, fears, secrets, contradictions and vulnerabilities. They must stand up to close analysis.
    6th - 10th January 2020

    Five Days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Arabel Charlaff
    The success of a novel depends on insightful, considered and compelling characterisation. For a fictional character to appear real, they need to have convincing inner lives. They should have a traceable emotional history which makes sense of their needs, desires, ambitions, fears, secrets, contradictions and vulnerabilities. They must stand up to close analysis.
    london
  8. Writing Women

    2020-01-13
    2020-01-17
    London
    onsite
    WWM1
    Fiction
    What kind of writing effectively captures the textures and quandaries of women’s lives? What techniques will you need to bring these textures into your own writing?
    13th - 17th January 2020

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Rachel Cusk, Katherine Angel
    What kind of writing effectively captures the textures and quandaries of women’s lives? What techniques will you need to bring these textures into your own writing?
    london
  9. How To Tell A Story (Five Days)

    2020-01-13
    2020-01-17
    London
    onsite
    hts8
    Fiction
    Join us for a groundbreaking five day course that promises to give writers a new understanding of their craft, based on the book The Science of Storytelling by bestselling author and novelist Will Storr.
    13th - 17th January 2020

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Max Porter, Will Storr
    Join us for a groundbreaking five day course that promises to give writers a new understanding of their craft, based on the book The Science of Storytelling by bestselling author and novelist Will Storr.
    london
  10. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    2020-01-13
    2020-03-09
    Online
    online
    GSO31
    Fiction
    Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience
    13th January 2020 - 9th March 2020

    Eight weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Helen Shipman
    Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience
    online
  11. Create Brilliant Characters

    2020-01-20
    2020-02-16
    Online
    online
    CBC19
    Fiction
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    20th January 2020 - 16th February 2020

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    online
  12. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    2020-01-21
    2020-04-07
    London
    onsite
    gse24
    Fiction
    What to write about? How to start? How to continue? Is it worth it? Am I any good?
    21st January 2020 - 7th April 2020

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Keith Ridgway
    What to write about? How to start? How to continue? Is it worth it? Am I any good?
    london
  13. Writing A Novel: The First 15,000

    2020-01-22
    2020-09-02
    Online
    online
    WNO27
    Fiction
    Wherever you are, whenever suits you, start your novel the right way with six months of structured learning and constructive feedback on your first 15,000 words
    22nd January 2020 - 2nd September 2020

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Wherever you are, whenever suits you, start your novel the right way with six months of structured learning and constructive feedback on your first 15,000 words
    online
  14. How To Write A Poem

    2020-01-22
    2020-04-08
    London
    onsite
    hwp14
    Poetry
    A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country – all at the home of British poetry, Faber & Faber.
    22nd January 2020 - 8th April 2020

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott
    A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country – all at the home of British poetry, Faber & Faber.
    london
  15. Memoir and Life Writing

    2020-01-23
    2020-04-09
    London
    onsite
    mem11
    Non-fiction
    How to write a life? Let alone your own? Spend three months asking and answering the questions that a memoirist needs to answer.
    23rd January 2020 - 9th April 2020

    Three months
    Improving
    Non-fiction
    Miranda Doyle
    How to write a life? Let alone your own? Spend three months asking and answering the questions that a memoirist needs to answer.
    london
  16. Poetry Salon

    2020-01-23
    2020-04-09
    London
    onsite
    pos12
    Poetry
    At the heart of this lively and energetic course – taught by two of Britain’s leading poets – is the writing and sharing of new work. In weekly 2-hour sessions, you’ll be creatively challenged to break free of your comfort zones. The course will feature four guest tutors, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage and three more to be confirmed.
    23rd January 2020 - 9th April 2020

    12 weeks
    Advanced
    Poetry
    Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott
    At the heart of this lively and energetic course – taught by two of Britain’s leading poets – is the writing and sharing of new work. In weekly 2-hour sessions, you’ll be creatively challenged to break free of your comfort zones. The course will feature four guest tutors, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage and three more to be confirmed.
    london
  17. Writing Short Stories

    2020-01-23
    2020-04-09
    London
    onsite
    WSS6
    Fiction
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers to be confirmed.
    23rd January 2020 - 9th April 2020

    12 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Lucy Caldwell
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers to be confirmed.
    london
  18. Write A Short Story In A Weekend (Online)

    2020-01-24
    2020-01-26
    Online
    online
    SSWO6
    Fiction
    A new short story? You are going to need one free weekend, one egg timer, and one big pot of coffee... This one is not for the faint-hearted.
    24th - 26th January 2020

    Three days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    A new short story? You are going to need one free weekend, one egg timer, and one big pot of coffee... This one is not for the faint-hearted.
    online
  19. Start To Write

    2020-01-25
    2020-01-25
    London
    onsite
    1DJAN20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    25th January 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  20. Start To Write Poetry

    2020-01-25
    2020-01-25
    London
    onsite
    1DP6
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a day at the home of British poetry with one of the country's leading poets.

    25th January 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a day at the home of British poetry with one of the country's leading poets.

    london
  21. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2020-01-27
    2020-02-23
    Online
    online
    OSW12
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    27th January 2020 - 23rd February 2020

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    online
  22. Work-In-Progress | Online

    2020-01-27
    2021-02-01
    Online
    online
    wpo13
    Fiction
    You are in the thick of the first draft of your novel, but it’s difficult to find the focus and drive to move forward. You need a supportive group of fellow writers to push you on, and a great tutor to make sure you’re on track. Work-In-Progress is for you.
    27th January 2020 - 1st February 2021

    One year
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Paul Kingsnorth
    You are in the thick of the first draft of your novel, but it’s difficult to find the focus and drive to move forward. You need a supportive group of fellow writers to push you on, and a great tutor to make sure you’re on track. Work-In-Progress is for you.
    online
  23. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Daytime)

    2020-01-29
    2020-04-15
    London
    onsite
    GSD24
    Fiction
    A twelve-week creative writing course for beginners. Playful, serious and fun, it asks what writing is and why we do it
    29th January 2020 - 15th April 2020

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sue Gee
    A twelve-week creative writing course for beginners. Playful, serious and fun, it asks what writing is and why we do it
    london
  24. Fiction Skills: Research

    2020-02-17
    2020-03-15
    Online
    online
    osr11
    Fiction
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    17th February 2020 - 15th March 2020

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Philip Marsden
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    online
  25. Start To Write

    2020-02-22
    2020-02-22
    London
    onsite
    1DFEB20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    22nd February 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  26. Fiction Skills: Plot

    2020-02-24
    2020-03-22
    Online
    online
    OSP17
    Fiction
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    24th February 2020 - 22nd March 2020

    Four weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    online
  27. Five Days To Write A Life

    2020-02-24
    2020-02-28
    London
    onsite
    5wl4
    Non-fiction
    How to write a life? I have no particular theories as to how a life story should be structured and presented, but I am interested in understanding the nature of the stories you wish to tell and I will do my best to facilitate the telling of them.
    24th - 28th February 2020

    Five Days
    Improving
    Non-fiction
    Julia Blackburn
    How to write a life? I have no particular theories as to how a life story should be structured and presented, but I am interested in understanding the nature of the stories you wish to tell and I will do my best to facilitate the telling of them.
    london
  28. Write A Short Story In A Weekend (Online)

    2020-03-20
    2020-03-22
    Online
    online
    SSWO7
    Fiction
    A new short story? You are going to need one free weekend, one egg timer, and one big pot of coffee... This one is not for the faint-hearted.
    20th - 22nd March 2020

    Three days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    A new short story? You are going to need one free weekend, one egg timer, and one big pot of coffee... This one is not for the faint-hearted.
    online
  29. Start To Write

    2020-03-28
    2020-03-28
    London
    onsite
    1DMAR20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    28th March 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  30. Start To Write Poetry

    2020-03-28
    2020-03-28
    London
    onsite
    1DP8
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a day at the home of British poetry with one of the country's leading poets.

    28th March 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a day at the home of British poetry with one of the country's leading poets.

    london
  31. Writing For Children

    2020-04-20
    2020-07-13
    London
    onsite
    WFC9
    Fiction
    Don't you just take out all the long words? No. It's harder than that, but this inspiring children's writing course will help.
    20th April 2020 - 13th July 2020

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Anthony McGowan
    Don't you just take out all the long words? No. It's harder than that, but this inspiring children's writing course will help.
    london
  32. How To Write A Poem

    2020-04-22
    2020-07-08
    London
    onsite
    HWP15
    Poetry
    A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country – all at the home of British poetry, Faber & Faber.
    22nd April 2020 - 8th July 2020

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott
    A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country – all at the home of British poetry, Faber & Faber.
    london
  33. Poetry Salon

    2020-04-23
    2020-07-09
    London
    onsite
    POS13
    Poetry
    At the heart of this lively and energetic course – taught by two of Britain’s leading poets – is the writing and sharing of new work. In weekly two-hour sessions, you’ll be creatively challenged to break free of your comfort zones.
    23rd April 2020 - 9th July 2020

    12 weeks
    Advanced
    Poetry
    Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott
    At the heart of this lively and energetic course – taught by two of Britain’s leading poets – is the writing and sharing of new work. In weekly two-hour sessions, you’ll be creatively challenged to break free of your comfort zones.
    london
  34. Start To Write

    2020-04-25
    2020-04-25
    London
    onsite
    1DAPR20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    25th April 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  35. Memoir and Life Writing

    2020-04-30
    2020-07-16
    London
    onsite
    MEM12
    Non-fiction
    How to write a life? Let alone your own? Spend three months asking and answering the questions that a memoirist needs to answer.
    30th April 2020 - 16th July 2020

    Three months
    Improving
    Non-fiction
    Miranda Doyle
    How to write a life? Let alone your own? Spend three months asking and answering the questions that a memoirist needs to answer.
    london
  36. Start To Write

    2020-05-23
    2020-05-23
    London
    onsite
    1DMAY20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    23rd May 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  37. Start To Write

    2020-06-27
    2020-06-27
    London
    onsite
    1DJUN20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    27th June 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  38. Start To Write

    2020-07-25
    2020-07-25
    London
    onsite
    1DJUL20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    25th July 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  39. Start To Write

    2020-08-29
    2020-08-29
    London
    onsite
    1DAUG20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    29th August 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  40. Start To Write

    2020-09-26
    2020-09-26
    London
    onsite
    1DSEP20
    Fiction

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    26th September 2020

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Sarah May

    No-excuses, let’s-get-going, beginners' creative writing courses to kickstart your creative life.

    london
  41. Finish Your Draft

    2020-10-01
    2021-03-25
    London
    onsite
    FYD3
    Fiction
    A natural continuation for graduates of Writing A Novel, or a great support group for writers who need to really get their head down and get to the end, this weekly six-month course is all about reaching your goal. The application deadline for this course is midnight on Tuesday 1 September 2020.
    1st October 2020 - 25th March 2021

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Gillian Slovo
    A natural continuation for graduates of Writing A Novel, or a great support group for writers who need to really get their head down and get to the end, this weekly six-month course is all about reaching your goal. The application deadline for this course is midnight on Tuesday 1 September 2020.
    london
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