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Intermediate Writing Courses

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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.

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8 weeks

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Lee Weatherly

Start Date

Wednesday 25 May 2022

£495
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Fiction Skills: Plot

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

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4 weeks

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Tom Bromley

Start Date

Monday 30 May 2022

£120
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Non-fiction

Five Days to Write a Life

There are many ways in which a life story can be presented but this course aims to understand the story you wish to tell – and to help you tell it well.

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London

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1-5 days

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Julia Blackburn

Start Date

Monday 06 Jun 2022

£550
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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.

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8 weeks

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Ayisha Malik, Susmita Bhattacharya

Start Date

Monday 06 Jun 2022

£495
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Read Like a Writer

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

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4 weeks

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Tom Bromley

Start Date

Monday 13 Jun 2022

£120
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Fiction Development

Writing Audio Drama: From Plays to Podcasts

Learn to write gripping audio drama with an intensive week-long course on story, structure and technique – and take an in-depth look at the growing market for this exciting form.

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1-5 days

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Mike Harris

Start Date

Monday 20 Jun 2022

£450
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Fiction Development, Non-fiction

Writing Lives

Life writing is perhaps the most exciting and broadest literary genre of our times – spend a week discovering how you can work within the form to tell your story of a life.

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London

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1-5 days

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Richard Skinner

Start Date

Monday 08 Aug 2022

£550
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Short Story

The Five Day Short Story

Five days, one story – master the art of the short story in one intense week.

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London

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1-5 days

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Shelley Weiner

Start Date

Monday 29 Aug 2022

£550
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Fiction Development, Novel Writing

Writing Difference

Discuss the challenges of writing about minority experiences on this unique course, taking place on weekends over four weeks.

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4 weeks

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Sameer Rahim

Start Date

Monday 05 Sep 2022

£495
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Manuscript Assessment

Get comprehensive editorial feedback on your manuscript from our experienced readers – whether it’s still a work-in-progress or you’re preparing to submit to literary agents.

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Mentoring

We offer a range of mentoring options if you’d prefer to work one-on-one with an established writer to help you shape your project and realise your writing ambitions.

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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.

My Road to Publication

Academy alumna Sarah Clarke on getting her book deal, and the hope that kept her going

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My Road to Publication
Am I Marmite?

Academy alumna and debut novelist Liz Webb on the perils of writing a character based on yourself

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Am I Marmite?
Ten Questions for Your Character

If you're planning to do some character development this weekend, get started with these ten writing prompts

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Ten Questions for Your Character