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Tue 5 Jun 2018 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Writers' One-to-One is The Writers Bureau's mentoring service to help writers with their professional development. Read more...

Fri 1 Mar 2019 to Sun 30 Aug 2020
The Poetry Business is offering an intensive course of study, workshops and peer-led discussion, over 18 months for up to 12 selected poets. By application only - deadline 30 November. Read more...

Tue 9 Apr 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Chris Fielden Critique and Editing Service offers affordable in-depth critiques to writers of fiction and poetry. This service allows you to have your writing proofread and critiqued by highly experienced, published authors. By receiving constructive criticism you’ll be able to improve your stories and poems and develop your writing. Read more...

Mon 1 Jul 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Based at Ty Newydd Writing Centre, Nant is a Grade II* listed cottage which has been newly renovated for writing retreats. This self-contained, fully equipped cottage provides a comfortable and quiet haven where you can concentrate on your work in progress, add those finishing touches to your writing, or simply revive your creativity. 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...

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 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...

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...

Tue 3 Sep 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Scene 1 is a new group for you based in Loughton in Essex. The aim is to hold regular meetings where both newbie and experienced playwrights have their plays read by actors for an audience of group members and then receive constructive feedback with a meeting chairperson helping to run everything smoothly and with good humour. Read more...

Thu 21 Nov 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Start your day with a burst of creativity! Write & Shine has launched an online library of 30-minute writing courses. First week free, then £3.99 a month. Read more...

Wed 11 Dec 2019 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
My courses and workshops are designed for the writer who wants to be productive but finds it hard to get to a class, or for those who find it challenging to make time. I will work to your schedule and pace.  Read more...

Wed 1 Jan 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Our 2020 programme has over 70 courses and retreats to choose from. As ever, fiction, poetry and writing for the stage and screen are well represented, as are our celebrated Starting to Write weeks. Read more...

Wed 1 Jan 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
The Garsdale Retreat has announced their 2020 schedule of courses and retreat, ranging from poetry, fiction, non-fiction/memoir, a tutored poetry retreat, a tutored fiction writing retreat and six untutored retreats. Read more...

Wed 1 Jan 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Achieve your ambition. Make this your year. The Book in a Year Package includes a year of complete guidance and support to write wisely and fulfil your ambition as an author. Read more...

Wed 1 Jan 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Bookings are open for Arvon’s Writers Retreat at The Clockhouse in 2020. The dedicated writing retreat in the Shropshire Hills has four apartments, each with bedroom, study-lounge and bathroom, and all food is provided. It’s the perfect place to take time and space to focus on your writing project.  Read more...

Wed 1 Jan 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Literature Wales has launched the Ty Newydd Writing Centre’s 2020 programme of open courses. Over 60 writers are featured in the programme, including several best-selling authors, laureates, and award-winning poets. Book by 8 November and get a 10% discount. Read more...

Mon 13 Jan 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
New group starting Monday 13th January 2020, 7pm-9pm at Weymouth Fire Station. All abilities and levels of experience welcome. Develop your writing practice, bring your project along if you have one and meet like-minded people!  Read more...

Sat 1 Feb 2020 to Sat 7 Nov 2020
Make 2020 the year you write that novel, in good company, with support, lots of guidance in the craft of fiction, inspiration and in a conducive creative atmosphere led by novelist and tutor Janis Mackay. Read more...

Wed 5 Feb 2020 to Fri 18 Dec 2020
Need some inspiration and guidance for your writing or want a community of like-minded people to write with? Beverley Ward has a regular rolling programme of writing workshops, drop-in writing sessions and one-to-one coaching at her new Writers Workshop in Sheffield City Centre. Read more...

Sun 15 Mar 2020 to Sun 4 Oct 2020
An invitation to celebrate the Spring & Autumn equinoxes and your inner wisdom with other women through yoga and writing. With Bridget Rowan and Siobhan Mac Mahon.  Read more...

Wed 18 Mar 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Let's get the over-70's writing during their period of isolation. Writing a book is a wonderful and purposeful activity and the product of their time will be priceless. At The Novelry we are offering a 50% reduction in prices of our fully online creative writing courses to the over-70's in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.  Read more...

Thu 19 Mar 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
National Centre for Writing has announced a brand new suite of online short courses for writers. Each course is designed by published writers with extensive experience in teaching creative writing, and is yours to keep once you've signed up. Choose from short courses in productivity, publishing, science fiction writing and more. Read more...

Thu 2 Apr 2020 to Thu 3 Sep 2020
This course is about the short story. Over the course of six workshops, you’ll get a handle on the predominant narrative structures used by short story writers, and implement them in your own work.  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...

Sun 3 May 2020 to Sat 17 Oct 2020
Spend a glorious week immersed in the spectacular Tuscan countryside! Sessions focusing on fiction and non-fiction plus an untutored writing retreat.  Read more...

Wed 6 May 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
How can I help you during the Covid-19 period? I have wide experience of recording audiobook and voicing literature, e learning and poetry on CD, including for AQA and OCR and Zig Zag Education, and now with home studio facilities for remote recording.  Read more...

Wed 13 May 2020 to Thu 31 Dec 2020
Following his tenure as Children's Writer in Residence at the Stay at Home Literary Festival, award-winning children's author Rob Keeley has produced this PDF booklet based on his writing prompts for the Festival - a fun, two-week Creative Writing course for young people suitable for KS2/KS3. This is available for just £10! Rob also offers Skype author workshops.  Read more...

Wed 3 Jun 2020 to Wed 16 Dec 2020
We're thrilled that Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, award-winning author of Helpless Like You and Starling Days, will be the tutor on the next iteration of our online course Writing a Novel: The First 15,000 starting on 3 June 2020. Apply by Sunday 24 May. Read more...

Thu 11 Jun 2020 to Thu 20 Aug 2020
Over the course of six workshops, you’ll get a handle on the predominant narrative structures and techniques used by short story writers, and implement them in your own work, including how to improve the characterisation, dialogue, and narrative voice.  Read more...