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Courses lasting 12 weeks

Courses lasting 12 weeks (4)

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Poetry

Writing Poems

A playful, supportive three-month poetry course for beginners and aspiring amateur poets, with two of the best practitioners and teachers in the country.

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Starting out

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Online

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12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Monday 03 Oct 2022

£550
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Non-fiction

Memoir and Life Writing

How to write a life – let alone your own? Spend three months in expert company, asking and answering the questions that a memoirist needs to answer.

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Improving

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12 weeks

Tutors

Miranda Doyle

Start Date

Thursday 12 Jan 2023

£795
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Short Story

Short Stories II: Developing the Craft

You’ve got to grips with the basics – now it’s time to make your short stories shine.

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Improving

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Online

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12 weeks

Tutors

Lucy Caldwell

Start Date

Thursday 19 Jan 2023

£850
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing Fiction

This unique twelve-week course is about finding a way to write that is yours – whether you're starting out, starting again, or rethinking your approach to fiction writing.

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Improving

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London

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12 weeks

Tutors

Keith Ridgway

Start Date

Thursday 19 Jan 2023

£995
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Browse the Reading Room

From author interviews and writing tips to creative writing exercises and reading lists, we've got everything you need to get started – and to keep going.

The Different Types of Editing – and How to Tackle Them

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The Books That Inspired Me

Alumna Rebecca King on the books that inspired her brilliant middle grade debut novel

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Developing Characters During a Draft

Started a draft but unsure who your cast are yet? Here are some of our favourite exercises

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