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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. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-07-27
    2019-07-27
    London
    onsite
    1DP1
    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
  4. Start Your Memoir (Five Days)

    2019-09-16
    2019-09-20
    London
    onsite
    SYM1
    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
  5. Work-In-Progress | Online

    2019-09-23
    2020-09-07
    Online
    online
    WPO12
    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

    Twelve 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
  6. The Five Day Short Story

    2019-09-23
    2019-09-27
    London
    onsite
    5ds11
    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
  7. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

    2019-09-23
    2019-11-17
    Online
    online
    gso30
    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
  8. 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
  9. Start To Write

    2019-09-28
    2019-09-28
    London
    onsite
    1DSEP19
    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
  10. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-09-28
    2019-09-28
    London
    onsite
    1DP2
    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
  11. How To Write A Poem

    2019-10-01
    2019-12-17
    London
    onsite
    hwp13
    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
  12. Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction (Daytime)

    2019-10-01
    2019-12-17
    London
    onsite
    gsd22
    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
  13. Finish Your Draft

    2019-10-01
    2020-03-25
    London
    onsite
    fyd2
    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 4 September 2019.

    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.

    The application deadline for this course is 4 September 2019.

    london
  14. Memoir and Life Writing

    2019-10-03
    2019-12-19
    London
    onsite
    mem10
    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
  15. Edit Your Novel

    2019-10-03
    2019-12-19
    London
    onsite
    EDI13
    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.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 8 September 2019.

    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.

    The application deadline for this course is midnight on Sunday 8 September 2019.

    london
  16. Writing Short Stories

    2019-10-03
    2019-12-19
    London
    onsite
    wss5
    Fiction
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish three new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers Deborah Levy and David Constantine.
    3rd October 2019 - 19th December 2019

    Twelve weeks
    Starting out
    Fiction
    Lucy Caldwell
    Learn the craft of short story writing, then create and polish three new stories with an award-winning writer. Includes two masterclasses, led by internationally acclaimed short story writers Deborah Levy and David Constantine.
    london
  17. Read Like A Writer

    2019-10-07
    2019-11-03
    Online
    online
    rlw15
    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
  18. Write A Short Story In A Weekend (Online)

    2019-10-11
    2019-10-13
    Online
    online
    SSWO5
    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
  19. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2019-10-14
    2019-11-10
    Online
    online
    osw11
    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
  20. Start To Write

    2019-10-26
    2019-10-26
    London
    onsite
    1DOCT19
    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
  21. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-10-26
    2019-10-26
    London
    onsite
    1DP3
    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
  22. Fiction Skills: Research

    2019-11-04
    2019-12-01
    Online
    online
    osr10
    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
  23. 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
  24. Start To Write

    2019-11-30
    2019-11-30
    London
    onsite
    1dnov19
    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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Start To Write Poetry

    2019-12-14
    2019-12-14
    London
    onsite
    1DP5
    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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. How To Write A Poem

    2020-01-21
    2020-04-07
    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.
    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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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.
    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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. Fiction Skills: Setting

    2020-02-24
    2020-03-22
    Online
    online
    OSW13
    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

    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
  44. 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
  45. Write Better Short Stories

    2020-05-07
    2020-07-23
    London
    onsite
    wbss3
    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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