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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sat 16 Jan 2021 to Sat 12 Jun 2021
Join us for our online programme of Saturday poetry writing classes providing a fun, personal and accessible approach to learning how to write poetry in a friendly environment that puts the student’s learning experience first.  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 25 Jan 2021 to Mon 5 Jul 2021
Make space for your writing in the new year. We’ve teamed up with the University of East Anglia to deliver unique online courses that combine the convenience of online learning with regular tutor and student interaction. Starting 25 January 2021. Book by 9th December for Earlybird discount. Read more...

Wed 27 Jan 2021 to Wed 21 Jul 2021
A natural continuation for graduates of Writing a Novel, or a great support group for writers who need to really get their head down and get to the end, this weekly six-month course is all about reaching your goal. Apply by midnight on Thursday 31 December 2020. Read more...

Thu 4 Feb 2021 to Thu 13 May 2021
We're thrilled to announce our Spring Event Programme, featuring some of the most exciting non-fiction writers, novelists and poets publishing in 2021. Read more...

Tue 9 Feb 2021 to Tue 6 Jul 2021
This exciting new six-session course, run by Word Factory Director Cathy Galvin, is aimed at writers looking for an opportunity to develop new work and explore ongoing challenges within a small group. Read more...

Mon 15 Feb 2021 to Mon 26 Jul 2021
Our biggest online course gives you an intense learning experience as a writer with direct engagement with authors and a publisher, as well as literary agents. Take this course from anywhere in the world. Apply by 17th January. Read more...

Thu 18 Feb 2021 to Sat 5 Jun 2021
A transformative online poetry workshop designed to help you discover the art of healing through poetry. It allows you to find your journey into the world of expression. You can write about your life, memory, childhood, family, love, and almost everything. Your past, whether it's bitter or good, can be the powerful tools for writing poetry. Read more...

Mon 1 Mar 2021 to Mon 5 Jul 2021
Write a pilot episode & outline for an original TV drama serial, with masterclasses from top TV professionals and Curtis Brown TV agents. Apply by 31 January 2021. Read more...