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Courses lasting 5–12 weeks

Courses lasting 5–12 weeks (14)

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Writing for Children

Writing for Children

Don't you just take out all the long words? No. It's harder than that, but this inspiring children's writing course will help.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

London

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Anthony McGowan

Start Date

Monday 24 Jan 2022

£995
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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.

Level

Starting out

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Monday 24 Jan 2022

£550
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Poetry

Poetry Salon

Join Richard Scott and Maurice Riordan for this twelve-week intermediate course – find new paths for your work, broaden your understanding of the craft and meet a group of supportive, like-minded poets.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Maurice Riordan, Richard Scott

Start Date

Thursday 27 Jan 2022

£595
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Crime, Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing Crime

Learn the secrets of the UK's most popular genre and begin work on your own crime novel in this eight-week online course.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Andrew Wilson

Start Date

Monday 31 Jan 2022

2 more start dates available

£495
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing YA

Young Adult fiction is one of the boldest forms of recent times – learn how to write for the most passionate and discerning audience out there.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Lee Weatherly

Start Date

Monday 21 Feb 2022

2 more start dates available

£495
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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

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Helen Shipman

Start Date

Monday 21 Mar 2022

3 more start dates available

£350
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Writing for Children

Writing Picture Books

Everyone's first favourite book is a picture book. Immerse yourself in the craft and magic of this vital form.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

London

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Laura Mucha, Lucy Farfort

Start Date

Wednesday 23 Mar 2022

£995
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Edit and Submit Your Novel

Expert industry insight and all the technical tools you'll need to take your manuscript from first to final draft.

Level

Advanced

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Rose Tomaszewska, Catherine Cho

By Application

Start Date

Wednesday 23 Mar 2022

Application Deadline

Tuesday 01 Mar 2022

£1250
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Kickstart Your Novel

Take your writing to the next level, and develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into your novel.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Ayisha Malik, Susmita Bhattacharya

Start Date

Monday 04 Apr 2022

2 more start dates available

£495
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Crime, Novel Writing

Writing Crime

Learn the secrets of the UK's most popular genre and begin work on your own crime novel in this eight-week online course.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Andrew Wilson

Start Date

Monday 09 May 2022

2 more start dates available

£495
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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

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Helen Shipman

Start Date

Monday 23 May 2022

3 more start dates available

£350
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Writing for Children

Writing YA

Young Adult fiction is one of the boldest forms of recent times – learn how to write for the most passionate and discerning audience out there.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Lee Weatherly

Start Date

Monday 23 May 2022

2 more start dates available

£495
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Kickstart Your Novel

Take your writing to the next level, and develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into your novel.

Level

Improving

What do these levels mean?

Location

Online

Length

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Ayisha Malik, Susmita Bhattacharya

Start Date

Monday 06 Jun 2022

2 more start dates available

£495
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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

5-12 weeks

Tutors

Helen Shipman

Start Date

Monday 27 Jun 2022

3 more start dates available

£350
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