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  1. Writing A Novel (daytime)

    2021-02-09
    2021-07-06
    London
    onsite
    WND16
    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 midnight on Thursday 31 December 2020.

    9th February 2021 - 6th July 2021

    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 midnight on Thursday 31 December 2020.

    london
  2. Advanced Fiction Workshop (Online)

    2021-04-14
    2021-10-27
    London
    onsite
    AFW1
    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 fortnightly, six-month course is all about reaching your goal.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 4 April 2021.

    14th April 2021 - 27th October 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 fortnightly, six-month course is all about reaching your goal.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 4 April 2021.

    london
  3. Memoir and Life Writing (Online)

    2021-01-14
    2021-04-01
    Online
    online
    MEM13
    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.
    14th January 2021 - 1st April 2021

    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.
    online
  4. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2021-01-25
    2021-02-21
    Online
    online
    OSW16
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    25th January 2021 - 21st February 2021

    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
  5. Writing YA (Online)

    2021-02-22
    2021-04-25
    Online
    online
    YAO2
    Fiction
    Young Adult fiction is one of the boldest forms of recent times – learn how to write for the most passionate and discerning audience out there.
    22nd February 2021 - 25th April 2021

    Eight weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Lee Weatherly
    Young Adult fiction is one of the boldest forms of recent times – learn how to write for the most passionate and discerning audience out there.
    online
  6. Fiction Skills: Research

    2021-02-22
    2021-03-21
    Online
    online
    OSR13
    Fiction
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    22nd February 2021 - 21st March 2021

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

    2021-02-27
    2021-02-27
    Online
    online
    1DFEB21
    Fiction

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

    27th February 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

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

    online
  8. Create Brilliant Characters

    2021-03-01
    2021-03-28
    Online
    online
    CBC26
    Fiction
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    1st - 28th March 2021

    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
  9. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    2021-03-22
    2021-05-23
    Online
    online
    GSO36
    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
    22nd March 2021 - 23rd May 2021

    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
  10. Start to Write Poetry

    2021-03-27
    2021-03-27
    Online
    online
    1DP14
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    27th March 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    online
  11. Start To Write

    2021-03-27
    2021-03-27
    Online
    online
    1DMAR21
    Fiction

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

    27th March 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

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

    online
  12. Read Like A Writer

    2021-04-12
    2021-05-09
    Online
    online
    RLW20
    Fiction
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    12th April 2021 - 9th May 2021

    Four weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    online
  13. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2021-04-19
    2021-05-16
    Online
    online
    OSW17
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    19th April 2021 - 16th May 2021

    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
  14. Kickstart Your Novel

    2021-04-19
    2021-06-13
    Online
    online
    KYN4
    Fiction
    The perfect way to take your writing to the next level, and develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into your novel.
    19th April 2021 - 13th June 2021

    Eight weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Ayisha Malik
    The perfect way to take your writing to the next level, and develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into your novel.
    online
  15. Writing Fiction (Online)

    2021-04-20
    2021-07-06
    Online
    online
    WFO2
    Fiction
    Whether you're just starting out or trying to revitalise your writing process, find your feet in fiction with this intensive twelve-week course – and learn to write in a way that belongs entirely to you.
    20th April 2021 - 6th July 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Keith Ridgway
    Whether you're just starting out or trying to revitalise your writing process, find your feet in fiction with this intensive twelve-week course – and learn to write in a way that belongs entirely to you.
    online
  16. Writing A Novel (Online)

    2021-04-21
    2021-12-08
    Online
    online
    WNO31
    Fiction

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Wednesday 31 March.

    21st April 2021 - 8th December 2021

    Twenty-eight weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Sarah May

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Wednesday 31 March.

    online
  17. Writing Short Stories (Online)

    2021-04-22
    2021-07-08
    Online
    online
    WSS8
    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.
    22nd April 2021 - 8th July 2021

    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.
    online
  18. Poetry Salon (Online)

    2021-04-22
    2021-07-08
    Online
    online
    PSO3
    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.
    22nd April 2021 - 8th July 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    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.
    online
  19. Start to Write Poetry

    2021-04-24
    2021-04-24
    Online
    online
    1DP15
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    24th April 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    online
  20. Start To Write

    2021-04-24
    2021-04-24
    Online
    online
    1DAPR21
    Fiction

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

    24th April 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

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

    online
  21. Masterclass: Setting (Online)

    2021-04-26
    2021-04-26
    Online
    online
    1MC1
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    26th April 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  22. Fiction Skills: Plot

    2021-04-26
    2021-05-24
    Online
    online
    OSP23
    Fiction
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    26th April 2021 - 24th May 2021

    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
  23. Finish Your Draft (Online)

    2021-04-26
    2022-02-28
    Online
    online
    FDO31
    Fiction
    Find the focus and drive to finish your novel with a supportive group of fellow writers and a great tutor to keep you on track.

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Wednesday 31 March.

    26th April 2021 - 28th February 2022

    Ten months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Paul Kingsnorth
    Find the focus and drive to finish your novel with a supportive group of fellow writers and a great tutor to keep you on track.

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Wednesday 31 March.

    online
  24. Towards a First Collection (Online)

    2021-05-03
    2021-07-19
    Online
    online
    TFC1
    Poetry

    With the support of a dynamic group of fellow poets, learn what it takes to publish your first pamphlet or collection

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 18 April 2021.

    3rd May 2021 - 19th July 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Advanced
    Poetry
    Daljit Nagra, Rachael Allen

    With the support of a dynamic group of fellow poets, learn what it takes to publish your first pamphlet or collection

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 18 April 2021.

    online
  25. Create Brilliant Characters

    2021-05-10
    2021-06-06
    Online
    online
    CBC27
    Fiction
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    10th May 2021 - 6th June 2021

    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
  26. Masterclass: The Idea of Pace (Online)

    2021-05-24
    2021-05-24
    Online
    online
    1MC2
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    24th May 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  27. Start to Write Poetry

    2021-05-29
    2021-05-29
    Online
    online
    1DP16
    Poetry

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    29th May 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Richard Scott

    Kickstart your writing life with a specially designed day of online learning, writing and discussion from the home of British poetry.

    online
  28. Start To Write

    2021-05-29
    2021-05-29
    Online
    online
    1DMAY21
    Fiction

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

    29th May 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

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

    online
  29. Writing A Novel (Online)

    2021-06-09
    2022-02-02
    Online
    online
    WNO32
    Fiction

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Monday 31 May.

    9th June 2021 - 2nd February 2022

    Twenty-eight weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Sarah May

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Monday 31 May.

    online
  30. Masterclass: Coming at Character from All Angles (Online)

    2021-06-21
    2021-06-21
    Online
    online
    1MC3
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    21st June 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  31. Start To Write

    2021-06-26
    2021-06-26
    Online
    online
    1DJUN21
    Fiction

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

    26th June 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Sarah May

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

    online
  32. Watch Where You're Standing: Voice and Perspective in Fiction

    2021-07-19
    2021-07-23
    Online
    online
    VPF1
    Fiction
    Whether you're starting a novel or just feeling stuck with your writing, return to fiction's single most important question: who is telling this story – and how?
    19th - 23rd July 2021

    Five Days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Keith Ridgway
    Whether you're starting a novel or just feeling stuck with your writing, return to fiction's single most important question: who is telling this story – and how?
    online
  33. Writing Lives (Online)

    2021-08-09
    2021-08-13
    Online
    online
    WLO2
    Fiction
    Life writing is perhaps the most exciting and broadest literary genre of our times – spend a week discovering how you can work within the form to tell your story of a life.
    9th - 13th August 2021

    Five Days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    Life writing is perhaps the most exciting and broadest literary genre of our times – spend a week discovering how you can work within the form to tell your story of a life.
    online
  34. The Five Day Short Story

    2021-09-06
    2021-09-10
    London
    onsite
    5DS14
    Fiction
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    6th - 10th September 2021

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    london
  35. Start Your Memoir (Five Days)

    2021-09-20
    2021-09-24
    London
    onsite
    SYM3
    Non-fiction
    Is there anything harder for a writer to capture than the truth of a life? Where even to start?
    20th - 24th September 2021

    Five days
    Starting out
    Non-fiction
    Patti Miller
    Is there anything harder for a writer to capture than the truth of a life? Where even to start?
    london
  36. Writing A Novel (Online)

    2021-09-22
    2022-05-04
    Online
    online
    WNO33
    Fiction

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 5 September.

    22nd September 2021 - 4th May 2022

    Twenty-eight weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Sarah May

    A new and fully upgraded online version of our flagship Writing a Novel course, which has launched the careers of over a hundred authors. A serious but flexible course for committed writers, with access to leading industry experts and round-the-clock support from our team

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 5 September.

    online
  37. Writing Crime

    2021-09-27
    2021-12-13
    London
    onsite
    CRI1
    Fiction
    Crime fiction is now the biggest-selling genre in the fiction marketplace. Writing Crime is for those with an interest in crime fiction and a desire to develop their writing skills.
    27th September 2021 - 13th December 2021

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Fiona Cummins
    Crime fiction is now the biggest-selling genre in the fiction marketplace. Writing Crime is for those with an interest in crime fiction and a desire to develop their writing skills.
    london
  38. Masterclass: Triangles and Squares in Fiction (Online)

    2021-09-27
    2021-09-27
    Online
    online
    1MC4
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    27th September 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  39. Finish Your Draft (Online)

    2021-09-27
    2022-07-18
    Online
    online
    FDO32
    Fiction
    Find the focus and drive to finish your novel with a supportive group of fellow writers and a great tutor to keep you on track.

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 12 September.

    27th September 2021 - 18th July 2022

    Ten months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Paul Kingsnorth
    Find the focus and drive to finish your novel with a supportive group of fellow writers and a great tutor to keep you on track.

    The application deadline for this iteration of the course is midnight on Sunday 12 September.

    online
  40. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    2021-09-29
    2022-03-09
    London
    onsite
    WAN22
    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 midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    29th September 2021 - 9th March 2022

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Richard T. Kelly, Joanna Briscoe, Sarah May, 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 midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    london
  41. Writing A Novel (Daytime)

    2021-10-07
    2022-03-10
    London
    onsite
    WND17
    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 midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    7th October 2021 - 10th March 2022

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner, Nikesh Shukla
    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 midnight on Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    london
  42. Masterclass: The Idea of Conflict (Online)

    2021-10-25
    2021-10-25
    Online
    online
    1MC5
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    25th October 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  43. Masterclass: Plotting (Online)

    2021-11-29
    2021-11-29
    Online
    online
    1MC6
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    29th November 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  44. Masterclass: The Whole Writing Process in One Go (Online)

    2021-12-13
    2021-12-13
    Online
    online
    1MC7
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    13th December 2021

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  45. Masterclass: Editing (Online)

    2022-01-31
    2022-01-31
    Online
    online
    1MC8
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    31st January 2022

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  46. Masterclass: Synopses (Online)

    2022-02-28
    2022-02-28
    Online
    online
    1MC9
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    28th February 2022

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
  47. Masterclass: Planning and Writing The Mirror (Online)

    2022-03-28
    2022-03-28
    Online
    online
    1MC10
    Fiction
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    28th March 2022

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner
    One of a series of ten intensive, impactful masterclasses from Faber Academy's Director of Fiction.
    online
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