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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
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...

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...

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...

Fri 27 Sep 2019 to Tue 21 Jul 2020
Our 2019/20 programme of seminars are now available to book. In these courses, a small group of participants meet on a monthly basis to workshop their own poems-in-progress, discuss contemporary poetry and develop new skills and confidence, all under the direction and guidance of a published tutor. Read more...

Mon 30 Sep 2019 to Mon 8 Jun 2020
There are just three places available on the John Retallack Playwriting Course 2019/2020, Oxford, which now continues into its 3rd successful year. It takes place every Monday from September 30th, 2019 to June 8th, 2020, at 6 - 8.30pm.  Read more...

Tue 1 Oct 2019 to Sat 11 Jul 2020
Our popular two-year writing programmes in Creative Writing and in Autobiography and Life Writing, along with our Poetry and Dramatic Writing Programmes, will be on offer from October 2019 in Brighton and Hastings. Early booking advised. 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
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...

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...

Sat 11 Jan 2020 to Sun 14 Jun 2020
WriteMentor, a programme that offers development support and opportunities for writers of children's fiction, is running over 30 Writing Weekends in cities across the UK between January and June 2020. 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...

Mon 3 Feb 2020 to Mon 1 Jun 2020
In this new 18-week online course from Professional Writing Academy and transatlantic literary consultancy Cornerstones, leading UK literary consultants Kathryn Price and Helen Corner-Bryant will show you how to take your novel from draft to agent-ready submission. Book before 23 December for Special Early Bird price.  Read more...

Mon 3 Feb 2020 to Mon 13 Jul 2020
Designed with the prestigious creative writing school at the University of East Anglia, our online fiction, non-fiction and poetry writing courses offer you an opportunity to take our classes from anywhere in the world, studying online using your home computer. Read more...

Mon 3 Feb 2020 to Mon 13 Jul 2020
Award-winning writer Monique Roffey teaches creative writing on this six month online advanced course. The course focuses on the short story, but the techniques we look at are equally relevant to the novel. Apply by 27 January 2020. 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...

Tue 25 Feb 2020 to Tue 23 Jun 2020
Creative Writing for Teachers is a five-month CPD course which inspires teaching professionals to write. Led by professional writers across a range of genres, participants meet monthly to experiment with new styles and develop confidence in their own writing.Book soon for our 2020 course which starts on 25 February at Gateshead Central Library. Read more...

Sat 7 Mar 2020 to Sat 4 Jul 2020
The Writer's Way is a course of five full-day sessions spread across five months led by author, poet and mindfulness practitioner Pete Armstrong.  Read more...

Mon 9 Mar 2020 to Mon 13 Jul 2020
Our brand new highly selective course will see talented writers develop an outline and write a pilot episode for an original TV drama serial, with masterclasses from top TV professionals and the Curtis Brown TV agents. Apply by 16th February 2020. Read more...