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  1. Writing A Novel (Evening)

    2019-10-02
    2020-03-11
    London
    onsite
    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
    2nd October 2019 - 11th March 2020

    Six months
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Richard T. Kelly, Richard Skinner, Joanna Briscoe, 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
    london
  2. Writing A Novel (daytime)

    2019-10-03
    2020-03-05
    London
    onsite
    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
    3rd October 2019 - 5th March 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
    london
  3. Write A Short Story In A Weekend (Online)

    2019-04-26
    2019-04-28
    Online
    online
    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.
    26th - 28th April 2019

    3 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
  4. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2019-04-29
    2019-05-26
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    29th April 2019 - 26th May 2019

    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
  5. How To Write A Poem

    2019-04-30
    2019-07-16
    London
    onsite
    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.
    30th April 2019 - 16th July 2019

    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
  6. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    2019-04-30
    2019-07-16
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    What to write about? How to start? How to continue? Is it worth it? Am I any good?
    30th April 2019 - 16th July 2019

    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
  7. Memoir and Life Writing

    2019-05-02
    2019-07-18
    London
    onsite
    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.
    2nd May 2019 - 18th July 2019

    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
  8. Write Better Short Stories

    2019-05-02
    2019-07-18
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Short stories are little gems. You've already written a few, but now you’re looking for ways to really make them shine.
    2nd May 2019 - 18th July 2019

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Jane Rogers
    Short stories are little gems. You've already written a few, but now you’re looking for ways to really make them shine.
    london
  9. Poetry Salon

    2019-05-02
    2019-07-18
    London
    onsite
    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.
    2nd May 2019 - 18th July 2019

    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
  10. Start To Write

    2019-05-11
    2019-05-11
    London
    onsite
    Fiction

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

    11th May 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
  11. Create Brilliant Characters

    2019-05-13
    2019-06-09
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    13th May 2019 - 9th June 2019

    4 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. Fiction Skills: Plot

    2019-06-03
    2019-06-30
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    3rd - 30th June 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
  13. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    2019-06-03
    2019-07-28
    Online
    online
    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
    3rd June 2019 - 28th July 2019

    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
  14. Writing A Novel: The First 15,000

    2019-06-05
    2020-01-15
    Online
    online
    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
    5th June 2019 - 15th January 2020

    28 weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Lee Weatherly, Paul McVeigh
    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
  15. Read Like A Writer

    2019-06-10
    2019-07-07
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    10th June 2019 - 7th July 2019

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    online
  16. Start Your Novel In Five Days

    2019-06-17
    2019-06-21
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Come with an idea. Leave with the opening pages of your novel – and the inspiration you need to keep going.
    17th - 21st June 2019

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Kathryn Heyman, Mark Haddon
    Come with an idea. Leave with the opening pages of your novel – and the inspiration you need to keep going.
    london
  17. Start To Write

    2019-06-22
    2019-06-22
    London
    onsite
    Fiction

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

    22nd June 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
  18. Fiction Boot Camp (Five Days)

    2019-06-24
    2019-06-28
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Join Erica and 14 other brave souls for a hardcore five-day summer writing course that will really get your writing into shape!
    24th - 28th June 2019

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Erica Wagner
    Join Erica and 14 other brave souls for a hardcore five-day summer writing course that will really get your writing into shape!
    london
  19. Create Brilliant Characters

    2019-07-01
    2019-07-28
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    1st - 28th July 2019

    4 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
  20. MAKE IT NEW: Five Days of Experimental Fiction

    2019-07-01
    2019-07-05
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    This intensive five-day course will equip you with the precise tool-kit needed to write fierce, incandescent experimental fiction.
    1st - 5th July 2019

    Five Days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Keith Ridgway, Maria Fusco
    This intensive five-day course will equip you with the precise tool-kit needed to write fierce, incandescent experimental fiction.
    london
  21. The Five Day Short Story

    2019-07-08
    2019-07-12
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    8th - 12th July 2019

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    london
  22. Write A Short Story In A Weekend (Online)

    2019-07-12
    2019-07-14
    Online
    online
    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.
    12th - 14th July 2019

    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
  23. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2019-07-15
    2019-08-11
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    15th July 2019 - 11th August 2019

    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
  24. Start To Write

    2019-07-20
    2019-07-20
    London
    onsite
    Fiction

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

    20th July 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
  25. Who Do You Think They Are? Getting Into Character (Five Days)

    2019-07-22
    2019-07-26
    London
    onsite
    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.
    22nd - 26th July 2019

    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
  26. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-07-27
    2019-07-27
    London
    onsite
    Poetry

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

    27th July 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
  27. Fiction Boot Camp (Five Days)

    2019-07-29
    2019-08-02
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Join Erica and 14 other brave souls for a hardcore five-day summer writing course that will really get your writing into shape!
    29th July 2019 - 2nd August 2019

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Erica Wagner
    Join Erica and 14 other brave souls for a hardcore five-day summer writing course that will really get your writing into shape!
    london
  28. How To Tell A Story (Five Days)

    2019-07-29
    2019-08-02
    London
    onsite
    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.
    29th July 2019 - 2nd August 2019

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Marcel Theroux, 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
  29. Who Do You Think They Are? Getting Into Character (Five Days)

    2019-09-02
    2019-09-06
    London
    onsite
    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.
    2nd - 6th September 2019

    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
  30. How To Tell A Story (Five Days)

    2019-09-09
    2019-09-13
    London
    onsite
    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.
    9th - 13th September 2019

    Five days
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Marcel Theroux, 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
  31. Fiction Skills: Plot

    2019-09-09
    2019-10-07
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Whatever genre or form you want to write in, you need a story to tell and a way to tell it.
    9th September 2019 - 7th October 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
  32. Start Your Memoir (Five Days)

    2019-09-16
    2019-09-20
    London
    onsite
    Non-fiction
    Is there anything harder for a writer to capture than the truth of a life? Where even to start?
    16th - 20th September 2019

    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
  33. Create Brilliant Characters

    2019-09-16
    2019-10-13
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.
    16th September 2019 - 13th October 2019

    4 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
  34. Work-In-Progress | Online

    2019-09-23
    2020-09-07
    Online
    online
    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.
    23rd September 2019 - 7th September 2020

    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
  35. The Five Day Short Story

    2019-09-23
    2019-09-27
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    23rd - 27th September 2019

    Five days
    Improving
    Fiction
    Shelley Weiner
    Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense summer week
    london
  36. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    2019-09-23
    2019-11-17
    Online
    online
    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
    23rd September 2019 - 17th November 2019

    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
  37. Writing A Novel: The First 15,000

    2019-09-25
    2020-04-15
    Online
    online
    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
    25th September 2019 - 15th April 2020

    28 weeks
    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
  38. Start To Write

    2019-09-28
    2019-09-28
    London
    onsite
    Fiction

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

    28th September 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
  39. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-09-28
    2019-09-28
    London
    onsite
    Poetry

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

    28th September 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
  40. How To Write A Poem

    2019-10-01
    2019-12-17
    London
    onsite
    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.
    1st October 2019 - 17th December 2019

    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
  41. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Daytime)

    2019-10-01
    2019-12-17
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    A twelve-week creative writing course for beginners. Playful, serious and fun, it asks what writing is and why we do it
    1st October 2019 - 17th December 2019

    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
  42. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    2019-10-01
    2019-12-17
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    What to write about? How to start? How to continue? Is it worth it? Am I any good?
    1st October 2019 - 17th December 2019

    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
  43. Finish Your Draft

    2019-10-01
    2020-03-25
    London
    onsite
    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.
    1st October 2019 - 25th March 2020

    6 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.
    london
  44. Edit Your Novel

    2019-10-03
    2019-12-19
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    A first draft is a rough block of marble: there's a work of art in there, but to find it you're going to need some specialist tools.
    3rd October 2019 - 19th December 2019

    Twelve weeks
    Advanced
    Fiction
    Sam Copeland, Alison Hennessey
    A first draft is a rough block of marble: there's a work of art in there, but to find it you're going to need some specialist tools.
    london
  45. Writing Short Stories

    2019-10-03
    2019-12-19
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish three new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses with internationally acclaimed masters of the form.
    3rd October 2019 - 19th December 2019

    12 weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Jane Rogers
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish three new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses with internationally acclaimed masters of the form.
    london
  46. Poetry Salon

    2019-10-03
    2019-12-19
    London
    onsite
    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.
    3rd October 2019 - 19th December 2019

    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
  47. Memoir and Life Writing

    2019-10-03
    2019-12-19
    London
    onsite
    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.
    3rd October 2019 - 19th December 2019

    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
  48. Read Like A Writer

    2019-10-07
    2019-11-03
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    7th October 2019 - 3rd November 2019

    4 weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Tom Bromley
    Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page
    online
  49. Write A Short Story In A Weekend (Online)

    2019-10-11
    2019-10-13
    Online
    online
    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.
    11th - 13th October 2019

    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
  50. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2019-10-14
    2019-11-10
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    14th October 2019 - 10th November 2019

    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
  51. Start To Write

    2019-10-26
    2019-10-26
    London
    onsite
    Fiction

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

    26th October 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
  52. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-10-26
    2019-10-26
    London
    onsite
    Poetry

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

    26th October 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
  53. Fiction Skills: Research

    2019-11-04
    2019-12-01
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    4th November 2019 - 1st December 2019

    4 weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Philip Marsden
    Convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.
    online
  54. Fiction Skills: Plot

    2019-11-11
    2019-12-08
    Online
    online
    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
  55. Start To Write

    2019-11-30
    2019-11-30
    London
    onsite
    Fiction

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

    30th November 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
  56. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-11-30
    2019-11-30
    London
    onsite
    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
  57. Start To Write

    2019-12-14
    2019-12-14
    London
    onsite
    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
  58. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-12-14
    2019-12-14
    London
    onsite
    Poetry

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

    14th December 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
  59. Who Do You Think They Are? Getting Into Character (Five Days)

    2020-01-06
    2020-01-10
    London
    onsite
    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
  60. How To Tell A Story (Five Days)

    2020-01-13
    2020-01-17
    London
    onsite
    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
    Marcel Theroux, 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
  61. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    2020-01-13
    2020-03-09
    Online
    online
    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

    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
  62. Create Brilliant Characters

    2020-01-20
    2020-02-16
    Online
    online
    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

    4 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
  63. How To Write A Poem

    2020-01-21
    2020-04-07
    London
    onsite
    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.
    21st January 2020 - 7th 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
  64. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Evening)

    2020-01-21
    2020-04-07
    London
    onsite
    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
  65. Writing A Novel: The First 15,000

    2020-01-22
    2020-09-02
    Online
    online
    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

    28 weeks
    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
  66. Poetry Salon

    2020-01-23
    2020-04-09
    London
    onsite
    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.
    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.
    london
  67. Memoir and Life Writing

    2020-01-23
    2020-04-09
    London
    onsite
    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
  68. Start To Write

    2020-01-25
    2020-01-25
    London
    onsite
    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
  69. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2020-01-27
    2020-02-23
    Online
    online
    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

    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
  70. Work-In-Progress | Online

    2020-01-27
    2021-02-01
    Online
    online
    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

    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
  71. Writing A Novel (daytime)

    2020-01-28
    2020-06-23
    London
    onsite
    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
    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
    london
  72. Fiction Skills: Research

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

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

    2020-02-22
    2020-02-22
    London
    onsite
    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
  74. Five Days To Write A Life

    2020-02-24
    2020-02-28
    London
    onsite
    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
  75. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2020-02-24
    2020-03-22
    Online
    online
    Fiction
    A good book has a great sense of place, creating a story world so vivid it pours off the page.
    24th February 2020 - 22nd March 2020

    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
  76. Write Better Short Stories

    2020-05-07
    2020-07-23
    London
    onsite
    Fiction
    Short stories are little gems. You've already written a few, but now you’re looking for ways to really make them shine.
    7th May 2020 - 23rd July 2020

    Twelve weeks
    Improving
    Fiction
    Jane Rogers
    Short stories are little gems. You've already written a few, but now you’re looking for ways to really make them shine.
    london
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