Writing Courses

WRITE IN THE HEART OF BLOOMSBURY
(OR UP A MOUNTAIN IN PERU)

There are currently no courses that match your chosen criteria.

Please contact us for more information or to discuss your requirements.

38 Item(s)

per page

Set Descending Direction
  1. Nail Your Plot In Five Days

    13th - 17th August 2018

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Harris
    A compelling plot will pull readers into your story, and keep them there until the final page. In the lengthy process of writing a novel, skilful plotting will keep your own attention fixed firmly on the heart of your narrative. But what does ‘skilful plotting’ mean in practice? And how do you find the sweet spot between formless prose and a structural straitjacket?
    london
  2. Who Do You Think They Are? Getting Into Character

    6th - 10th August 2018

    Five Days
    Expert
    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
  3. How To Tell A Story

    20th - 24th August 2018

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Will Storr
    Join us for a groundbreaking five-day course that promises to give writers a new understanding of their craft, based on years of research by novelist and award-winning science journalist Will Storr.
    london
  4. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    10th April 2018 - 26th June 2018

    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
  5. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    3rd October 2018 - 18th December 2018

    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
  6. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Daytime)

    10th April 2018 - 26th June 2018

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Joanna Briscoe
    A twelve week creative writing course for beginners. Playful, serious and fun, it asks what writing is and why we do it
    london
  7. The Five Day Short Story

    16th - 20th July 2018

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    london
  8. The Five Day Short Story

    10th - 14th September 2018

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    london
  9. Read Like A Writer

    5th March 2018 - 8th April 2018

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

    26th February 2018 - 25th March 2018

    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
  11. Fiction Skills: Research

    19th February 2018 - 18th March 2018

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Philip Marsden
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    online
  12. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    12th March 2018 - 13th May 2018

    8 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
  13. Create Brilliant Characters

    23rd April 2018 - 20th May 2018

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    online
  14. Fiction Skills: Plot

    30th April 2018 - 27th May 2018

    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
  15. Five Days To Write A Life

    25th - 29th June 2018

    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
  16. Start To Write Poetry

    3rd March 2018

    One day
    Starting out
    Poetry
    Jo Shapcott

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

    london
  17. Poetry Salon

    12th April 2018 - 28th June 2018

    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.
    london
  18. Write Better: Intermediate Fiction

    12th April 2018 - 28th June 2018

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Rowan Coleman
    Take your writing to the next level with an intermediate writing course—three months of skills, support and lots of feedback
    london
  19. How To Write A Poem

    10th April 2018 - 26th June 2018

    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
  20. Work-In-Progress | Online

    16th April 2018 - 8th April 2019

    12 months
    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
  21. Read Like A Writer

    6th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018

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

    2nd - 29th July 2018

    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
  23. Fiction Skills: Research

    8th October 2018 - 4th November 2018

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Philip Marsden
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    online
  24. Fiction Skills: Setting

    14th May 2018 - 10th June 2018

    4 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
  25. Create Brilliant Characters

    4th June 2018 - 1st July 2018

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    online
  26. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    4th June 2018 - 30th July 2018

    8 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
  27. Writing A Novel: The First 15,000

    18th April 2018 - 14th November 2018

    28 weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Julia Crouch
    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
  28. Create Brilliant Characters

    17th September 2018 - 14th October 2018

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    online
  29. Fiction Skills: Plot

    24th September 2018 - 22nd October 2018

    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
  30. Fiction Skills: Plot

    29th October 2018 - 25th November 2018

    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
  31. Read Like A Writer

    5th November 2018 - 2nd December 2018

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    online
  32. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    24th September 2018 - 18th November 2018

    8 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
  33. Writing A Novel: The First 15,000

    26th September 2018 - 17th April 2019

    28 weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley, Julia Crouch
    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
  34. Start To Write

    30th June 2018

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe

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

    london
  35. Start To Write

    9th June 2018

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe

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

    london
  36. Start To Write

    28th April 2018

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe

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

    london
  37. Start To Write

    7th April 2018

    One day
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe

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

    london
  38. Work-In-Progress | Online

    24th September 2018 - 30th September 2019

    12 months
    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
  39. Are you looking for help with the next step of your manuscript?

     

38 Item(s)

per page

Set Descending Direction