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Courses lasting 1–4 weeks (7)

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Fiction Development

Fiction Skills: Setting

Learn how to create unforgettable story worlds that a reader can immerse themselves in – and how other writers use setting to transform their fiction.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

1-4 weeks

Tutors

Tom Bromley

Start Date

Monday 08 Nov 2021

£120
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Crime, Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Getting Started: Beginners' Fiction

Everything you need to call yourself a writer – discipline, craft skills and a great group of people to work with – in one online writing course experience.

Level

Starting out

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

1-4 weeks

Tutors

Helen Shipman

Start Date

Monday 10 Jan 2022

£350
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Crime, Fiction Development, Novel Writing, Short Story

Create Brilliant Characters

Discover the secrets of successful character creation, and try out failsafe techniques to bring your own characters to life.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

1-4 weeks

Tutors

Tom Bromley

Start Date

Monday 17 Jan 2022

£120
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Crime, Novel Writing, Short Story

Fiction Skills: Plot

Create storylines that keep readers turning those pages in this self-paced online course.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

1-4 weeks

Tutors

Tom Bromley

Start Date

Monday 24 Jan 2022

£120
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Fiction Development, Non-fiction, Novel Writing, Short Story

Read Like a Writer

Read wider, read smarter and find new ways to get your words onto the page.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

1-4 weeks

Tutors

Tom Bromley

Start Date

Monday 31 Jan 2022

£120
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Crime, Fiction Development, Non-fiction, Novel Writing, Short Story

Fiction Skills: Research

Learn how to convert dry facts and higgledy-piggledy materials into compelling stories packed with atmosphere.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

1-4 weeks

Tutors

Philip Marsden

Start Date

Monday 21 Feb 2022

£120
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Crime, Fiction Development, Novel Writing, Short Story

Fiction Skills: World Building

Learn how to create unforgettable story worlds that a reader can immerse themselves in – and how other writers use setting to transform their fiction.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

1-4 weeks

Tutors

Tom Bromley

Start Date

Monday 28 Feb 2022

£120
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