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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 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...

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 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...

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 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...

Sat 23 Jan 2021 to Sat 18 Dec 2021
With space limited to 14 people, this intimate one year novel writing course offers a very rich, stimulating, creative, gently challenging and supportive environment, where you will feel welcome as part of a community of writers. Read more...

Mon 25 Jan 2021 to Mon 1 Nov 2021
Find the focus and drive to finish your novel with a supportive group of fellow writers and a great tutor to keep you on track. A natural next-step from Writing a Novel, this intensive ten-month online course is for writers who have at least 15,000 words of a novel and need the space, structure and discipline to get to the end. Apply by 31st December.  Read more...

Mon 1 Mar 2021 to Sat 18 Dec 2021
We are delighted to announce the 2021 schedule of creative wriing courses at The Garsdale Retreat will be open for bookings from 1st November. We have a particularly outstanding line-up of inspiring tutors/guest readers and an exciting range of courses - poetry, fiction, memoir/life writing, a tutored poetry retreat, a tutored fiction writing retreat and five untutored retreats.  Read more...

Wed 14 Apr 2021 to Wed 27 Oct 2021
Led by acclaimed author Gillian Slovo, this six-month online course is there to help you get your head down and get to the end of your draft.  Read more...

Thu 15 Apr 2021 to Thu 28 Oct 2021
Literature Works is partnering with South West Library services to launch Word Online - an exciting programme of virtual events in celebration of the work of diverse authors including Black, Asian and minority ethnic, disabled, and LGBT+ writers. 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...

Tue 6 Jul 2021 to Sat 18 Dec 2021
Our July – December 2021 programme of digital workshops is now available to book. Read more...

Fri 27 Aug 2021 to Fri 12 Nov 2021
This course is designed for those writers who wish to spend a sustained period of time working on a single project of any length. Writers normally have a formed idea to bring to the course which indicates its proposed overall structure and content. Part of the project might be already written but this is not required. Read more...

Fri 27 Aug 2021 to Tue 30 Nov 2021
Take part in this interactive project by writing creatively in response to works of art from National Museum Wales. 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...

Wed 1 Sep 2021 to Sat 18 Dec 2021
Arvon's new autumn season of in-person and at-home creative writing courses and events is now open for booking. The autumn season, from September to December 2021, will see the return of Arvon favourites while highlighting new literary voices across our programme.  Read more...

Thu 2 Sep 2021 to Thu 25 Nov 2021
Our new poetry education programme brings together professional poets, scientists and practitioners and connects them with writers who are at any stage of their creative development. Each cycle (Sleep, Childhood, The First Person) will have two guests, usually during the middle weeks with introductory and reflection sessions led by Sarah Byrne. Read more...

Mon 6 Sep 2021 to Tue 9 Nov 2021
We are launching our new Autumn Programme 2021 with a wide range of new courses on offer covering everything from Wild Writing to TikTok for Beginners! Read more...

Mon 6 Sep 2021 to Mon 1 Nov 2021
This six session course focuses on writing a monologue. Using a technique called writing together, Make it Write Productions mentor Sharon Colpman will help you to perfect the following; characterisation, entertaining an audience, adding drama and rhythm and putting your monologue on stage. Write with others as your chosen character. Read more...

Tue 7 Sep 2021 to Mon 14 Mar 2022
We're excited to announce the return of our much-loved and much-missed London-based courses this autumn. We’re currently open for applications for three courses starting in September: our six-month Writing Your Novel course led by Laura Barnett, our three-month Writing Your Novel course with Lizzie Enfield, and our Writing an Original TV Drama Serial course with Colin Teevan. Read more...

Tue 7 Sep 2021 to Tue 23 Nov 2021
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, weekly deadlines and the support of your fellow writers are here to help keep you on track. Read more...

Wed 8 Sep 2021 to Wed 8 Dec 2021
Join us this Autumn for Dialect's Writing Craft Series! There are six inspiring workshops and courses to choose from, all aimed at building your confidence in writing and offering peer to peer support. Read more...

Wed 8 Sep 2021 to Wed 10 Nov 2021
Need a bit of focus and accountability in your writing or a nudge to get some words on the page? Get Your Words Out is a warm and constructive monthly critique group run by acclaimed poet and adult educator JLM Morton. Read more...

Thu 9 Sep 2021 to Thu 28 Oct 2021
Write Your Novel is a new 8-part podcast series aimed at helping you, the writer, develop your novel draft. Created by novelist Yvonne Battle-Felton, the series features award-winning writers reading from their books and conversations with the authors around an element of craft.  Read more...

Thu 9 Sep 2021 to Thu 25 Nov 2021
This real-time online course is designed to support you as you write your memoir. Whether you're at the initial ideas stage, or you already have a manuscript draft underway, regular workshops on craft, quality critique, weekly deadlines and the support of your fellow writers are here to help keep you on track. Read more...

Fri 10 Sep 2021 to Fri 12 Nov 2021
Is there a novel you long to write? Do you need a focus, deadlines? Are you an experienced writer, but feel stuck? DIVE IN – a brand new group mentoring course led by award-winning novelist Jill Dawson on Zoom – is for you. Only three places remaining. Apply by 31st August.  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...