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Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Wed 31 Aug 2022
Tony Award-winning playwright Professor Simon Stephens will lead a new Scriptwriting course at Manchester Metropolitan University. Applications are open for the new Scriptwriting route of Manchester Writing School’s MA/MFA Creative Writing programme – the biggest of its type in the country - with teaching getting underway in September. Read more...

Wed 2 Sep 2020 to Fri 15 Dec 2023
Writers' #virtual platform is a fortnightly writers' group. It is for beginners and writers of any genre. It's from 6 pm -7.30 pm. It's free.  Read more...

Wed 19 May 2021 to Mon 19 May 2025
The Prompt Box is our creative writing prompt subscription service. Each month you’ll receive unique, creative, and inspiring writing prompts all wrapped up and delivered to your door. We’ll also email a PDF workbook each month to help you get the most from the prompts. Our Prompt Boxes will help you write fiction and non-fiction, or you can use them to write poetry. Read more...

Wed 1 Sep 2021 to Wed 31 Aug 2022
This is a 12-month programme of mentorship, guidance and small group support for writers with a big idea they are ready to get done. You’ll get monthly one-to-one sessions as well as workshops and critiques of your manuscript. Read more...

Sat 11 Sep 2021 to Sat 8 Jul 2023
This unique well-established three-year MSc course is now being taught mainly online with three in-person weekends per year in Bristol UK (Covid-permitting). Read more...

Tue 14 Sep 2021 to Sat 31 Dec 2022
A new online Stanza is being set up as a workshop to run on the second Tuesday of every month, 7.30 to 9.30pm, led by Liz Cashdan. Read more...

Mon 4 Oct 2021 to Sat 27 May 2023
We are pleased to announce that we are offering our popular two-year programmes in Creative Writing and Creative Non-Fiction from October 2021, along with one-year Writing Workshops and Poetry Workshops for experienced writers and our Writing Poetry course for writers new to writing poetry. All our courses are offered in either blended or online formats. Read more...

Mon 8 Nov 2021 to Sat 31 Dec 2022
Based in Cornwall, The Writing Retreat has been hosting retreats and workshops for writers since 2014. Our courses and Zoom workshops are now online. We offer video workshops from 1 hour to full days, accessible for a year from purchase to do at your own pace and in your own time. Read more...

Tue 7 Dec 2021 to Sat 31 Dec 2022
The Writers’ Block (Cornwall) has created a set of easy-to-use, creative writing workshops that are delivered digitally (and simply) in the classroom. The workshops are a series of pre-recorded videos led by published writers Wyl Menmuir (novelist, travel writer and literacy expert) and Anna Maria Murphy (Radio 4, Kneehigh Theatre). Read more...

Tue 4 Jan 2022 to Sat 31 Dec 2022
Do you want to accelerate your work-in-progress in 2022? Are you looking for accountability, support and motivation from a group of fellow writers, in a digital space that prioritises your wellbeing and creativity? Then our new 12-month writing programme Write Club Plus is for you!  Read more...

Tue 11 Jan 2022 to Tue 29 Nov 2022
This real-time online course is designed to support you as you write your novel. Whether you're at the initial ideas stage, or you already have a manuscript draft underway, regular workshops on craft, quality critique, fortnightly deadlines and the support of your fellow writers are here to help keep you on track. A 12-month course in 3 parts.  Read more...

Wed 12 Jan 2022 to Thu 17 Nov 2022
Do you have a story you’re burning to tell? This year-long, online course starting in January 2022, facilitated by two professional writers, will enable you to explore and develop your skills as a dramatic writer for both the stage and screen. Sign up by 5th January. Read more...

Sat 15 Jan 2022 to Sat 17 Dec 2022
This popular course, now in its 8th year, offers a wonderful introduction to the art and craft of writing a novel, and will cover many elements of fiction writing's craft. It will run over Zoom, at least for the first part of the year, making the opportunity available to people across the UK (and beyond!) Book by 7th January.  Read more...

Wed 26 Jan 2022 to Sun 31 Dec 2023
Join writer Gemma Seltzer for ‘Writing with the Seasons,’ a new essay series that will be delivered to your inbox each month. Reflecting on the rhythms of the natural world, it will provide creative inspiration for your own writing through prompts, ideas and opportunities to deepen your commitment to the creative path. Read more...

Fri 11 Feb 2022 to Sat 22 Oct 2022
Literature Wales is pleased to announce the reopening of the Ty Newydd Writing Centre, with the launch of its 2022 programme of creative writing courses. Read more...

Wed 23 Feb 2022 to Wed 19 Oct 2022
Do you... Want to write but don't know where to start? Have a story to share but need some encouragement? Want to find and explore your creative side? These introductory workshops will get you writing, thinking and expressing in a fun and engaging way! Read more...

Mon 7 Mar 2022 to Sat 17 Dec 2022
The Garsdale Retreat is a creative writing centre, providing courses and untutored retreats, in the remote and beautiful setting of The Yorkshire Dales. Our exciting 2022 programme is now open for bookings. Read more...

Wed 9 Mar 2022 to Wed 24 Aug 2022
Our new How I Write sessions (formerly Live Guest Readings) bring today's leading writers to your online door where they talk about and share their work, take questions on craft, writing routines, and discuss the business of words. Read more...

Mon 21 Mar 2022 to Fri 18 Nov 2022
Get all the way to the end of that tricky first draft on this advanced online course, with help and advice from three expert author-tutors (Laura Barnett, Lizzie Enfield and Jacob Ross) and a supportive peer group. Apply by 13 February. Read more...

Tue 5 Apr 2022 to Tue 4 Oct 2022
Award-winning independent publisher Comma Press from the North of England is returning to Newcastle this April with their popular Short Story Course led by Crista Ermiya. Read more...

Wed 20 Apr 2022 to Sun 31 Dec 2023
Creative writing and storytelling sessions dedicated to exploring heritage and ancestral wisdom. These are hour-long sessions featuring breathwork exercises, writing prompts and storytelling. Writers worldwide welcome. Read more...

Wed 11 May 2022 to Thu 13 Jul 2023
Enrol on one of Collage Writing Room’s online writing workshops starting in May/June and join our supportive writing community. Courses are for six weeks, online via ZOOM, and cost £125. Read more...

Wed 18 May 2022 to Sun 31 Dec 2023
With rising costs all around, writing courses have become even more of a luxury and writers are going without vital support for their work and camaraderie for their souls. Writing Room challenges that. Read more...

Fri 20 May 2022 to Sun 4 Dec 2022
Our Long Weekend Mentoring Course has been designed with your writing project in mind… Have a novel or collection of short stories that need that extra push to get them to the finish line? Or a piece of non-fiction or long form journalism that needs that extra something in order to be picked up for publication? Read more...

Mon 23 May 2022 to Mon 15 Aug 2022
Do you want to commit time to your writing but can only manage a couple of hours a week? Would you like a writing boost and a network of writing buddies? Read more...

Wed 1 Jun 2022 to Thu 15 Dec 2022
Writer and Creative Practitioner Amanda White is running creative writing courses online and now again in person with Mor Media in Cornwall throughout 2022. Read more...

Wed 1 Jun 2022 to Mon 1 May 2023
Like a painter with a paint palette, you have the power to blend the many shades of yourself to create, to relate and to elevate your life. Your journal is your canvas. This is a 12-month guided journey of writing for wellbeing in a safe circle. Read more...

Mon 6 Jun 2022 to Mon 22 Aug 2022
This course is an all-encompassing introduction to scriptwriting and is designed for writers who are just starting to explore scripts. Read more...

Mon 13 Jun 2022 to Mon 12 Dec 2022
CRIPtic x Spread the Word are pleased to announce the new season of CRIPtic x Spread the Word Writers’ Salons – bi-monthly online workshops and readings for d/Deaf and disabled writers. Read more...

Tue 14 Jun 2022 to Sat 31 Dec 2022
Maame Blue - author of the award-winning novel Bad Love - is offering a selection of online workshops for new and emerging writers interested in learning more about writing short stories, writing about desire, and crafting complicated characters on the page. Read more...