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Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Fri 1 Jul 2022
The innovative BA (Hons) Creative Writing in the Highlands and Islands at the University of the Highlands and Islands is designed to give you a solid grounding in the creative principles, in both form and structure, of four of the main areas of creative writing: poetry, prose, playwriting and the screenplay. You will be encouraged to explore how these can inform and support other areas of professional writing in gaming, advertising, marketing, vlogs etc.  Read more...

Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Tue 31 Aug 2021
The MA in Writing Poetry is an accredited degree with Newcastle University and The Poetry School, delivered as a part-time course over two years. Read more...

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...

Sun 1 Sep 2019 to Tue 31 Aug 2021
Are you interested in the ways that creative writing can be used as a tool for wellbeing? Perhaps you already work with creative writing in this context or maybe you’d like to find out more about this growing field of practice and research? Wherever you are in the world, study online with Teesside University. September 2019 entry. Read more...

Mon 2 Sep 2019 to Sat 31 Jul 2021
Offering an exciting new writing opportunity at the North’s only specialist arts university, the BA (Hons) in Creative Writing at Leeds Arts University has as its guiding philosophy to encourage and develop effective, literate, confident, flexible, diverse and imaginative writers well equipped for a Writing Life.  Read more...

Sat 18 Jan 2020 to Tue 23 Mar 2021
Our brand new season, running from January to March 2021, has launched! Write Together is back and will be led by the brilliant Michael Donkor. We also have masterclasses with Jasmine Richards, Leone Ross, and Saeida Rouass, three Developing Tutors workshop with Lui Sit, Alex Marshall and Christina Carè, and Luan Goldie is running an online course on writing short stories. Read more...

Mon 20 Apr 2020 to Mon 5 Apr 2021
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. Apply by 1st April. Read more...

Fri 10 Jul 2020 to Sat 10 Jul 2021
Want to develop your work in progress under professional guidance? Drawing on over fifteen years of experience, Adventures in Fiction has devised a complete one-year, one-to-one programme covering every aspect of writing fiction. To celebrate the launch, they are offering the first two placements at a discounted price. Read more...

Tue 4 Aug 2020 to Tue 27 Jul 2021
All you need is a notebook, a pen and access to e-mails. Every Tuesday for a year you will receive a prompt in your box which will encourage you to explore nature in original and innovative ways.  Read more...

Tue 11 Aug 2020 to Fri 31 Dec 2021
Martin Sketchley has launched Think. Feel. Write. – creative coaching and personal development through writing. The project has been inspired by personal experiences of the therapeutic benefits of writing, and his work with the Royal Literary Fund, both as a Writing Fellow and developing workshops as part of the Social Sector Projects initiative.  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...

Mon 21 Sep 2020 to Mon 12 Jul 2021
This intensive three-term fiction workshop is designed to support advanced and professional fiction writers who are working on long or short form fiction projects with a view to publication. Apply by 30th August. Read more...

Fri 25 Sep 2020 to Fri 28 May 2021
Our popular two-year writing programmes in Creative Writing and Creative Non-Fiction, along with our Poetry and Dramatic Writing Programmes, will be on offer from September 2020 in Brighton and Hastings.  Read more...

Mon 28 Sep 2020 to Tue 24 May 2022
The Creative Writing Programme is offering its two-year Creative Writing and one-year Dramatic Writing programmes online this year.  Read more...

Mon 28 Sep 2020 to Mon 24 May 2021
The Creative Writing Programme, in association with New Writing South, is launching a part-time, one-year distance learning version of its Dramatic Writing Programme for writers who live outside the UK or who can’t access the taught programmes in Brighton or Hastings. Online taster session on the 28th June. Read more...

Thu 1 Oct 2020 to Thu 29 Apr 2021
Monthly seminar groups with Greta Stoddart, featuring close reading, in-depth discussion and feedback on your poems-in-progress, as well guidance on your next steps as a poet and conversation around contemporary poetry.  Read more...

Fri 2 Oct 2020 to Fri 7 May 2021
Monthly seminar groups with Susan Wicks, featuring close reading, in-depth discussion and feedback on your poems-in-progress, as well as guidance on your next steps as a poet and conversation around contemporary poetry.  Read more...

Sat 3 Oct 2020 to Thu 3 Jun 2021
How have writers chosen to tell their stories, and why? What techniques do they use to make us believe in the reality of the worlds they create? If you’re interested in finding out in depth about how literature works this one year OU module is for you. Apply by 10th September. Read more...

Tue 6 Oct 2020 to Tue 4 May 2021
A series of monthly seminar groups with Philip Gross in Hereford, featuring close reading, in-depth discussion and feedback on your poems-in-progress, as well guidance on your next steps as a poet and conversation around contemporary poetry. Organised in partnership with Ledbury Poetry Festival. Read more...

Wed 7 Oct 2020 to Fri 31 Dec 2021
Creative non-fiction has its base in real life and actual events or experiences and is written with flair, to entertain as well as inform. And with our new home study course you'll come away with all the skills and knowledge to get started in creative non-fiction.  Read more...

Sat 10 Oct 2020 to Sat 17 Jul 2021
This higher-level course has been designed for writers who have completed either the Creative Writing Programme, an undergraduate or masters programme in creative writing or who have work in progress and can show they are capable of working at this advanced level. Presented in collaboration with New Writing South.  Read more...

Mon 12 Oct 2020 to Mon 8 Mar 2021
A Writer's Imaginarium is moving online, making it accessible to curious writers of all genres wherever you're based. Send your expression of interest by 21st September to be a part of the October 2020 to March 2021 programme. Small monthly workshops, online and offline activities, play, and experimentation are all part of the plan.  Read more...

Sat 21 Nov 2020 to Fri 3 Dec 2021
Award-winning literary masterclasses online. For over 15 years, Litro has nurtured writers and supported new talent across our literary and creative arts platforms. We want to continue to help writers to grow, develop and to get their voices heard. For this reason, we have created our Masterclasses. Read more...

Mon 21 Dec 2020 to Fri 31 Dec 2021
Deepen your relationship with trees, their habits and mythology through the Celtic Tree Calendar with a year-long online writing and hands-on course tutored by Roselle Angwin, whose book A Spell in the Forest is due out next year. Self-study or tutored options.  Read more...

Fri 1 Jan 2021 to Wed 31 Mar 2021
Our Spring 2021 Term is launching on Monday 9 November. The term will be filled with exciting courses covering a wide array of topics, including Writing Taboos, Desire, the Contemporary Gothic, Dreaming, Happiness, and Lichens! Read more...

Mon 4 Jan 2021 to Thu 1 Apr 2021
Have you, or someone you know, often made a New Year's resolution about writing? What better gift than the chance to develop creativity and word craft, begin a new writing project or complete a long-standing one? Enrol on one of Collage Writing Room’s online writing workshops this Spring and join our supportive writing community. Read more...

Mon 4 Jan 2021 to Wed 30 Jun 2021
The MumWrite writing development programme for mums who write is open for sign ups on November 30th! There’s a range of levels to suit your writing needs and a community of mums waiting for you. Read more...

Mon 11 Jan 2021 to Fri 2 Apr 2021
Our Winter Season of Arvon at Home courses and events is now open to book! We have brand new Masterclasses, Live Guest Readings and Craft of Writing sessions to come, as well as Online Writing Weeks, and one-to-one tutorials. Read more...

Mon 11 Jan 2021 to Sun 7 Mar 2021
Memoir is defined as an historical account or biography written from personal knowledge. We are currently in trying times and there is a growing need not only to express ourselves through writing, but also to record our experience in ways that will help others to relate and understand.  Read more...

Mon 11 Jan 2021 to Mon 22 Mar 2021
Have you started work on your novel? This one-term course for experienced creative writers explores the essential techniques of novel writing.  Read more...