Give creative writing a try on our fun and supportive range of beginners' courses. Guided exercises will encourage you to experiment with a range of forms and unlock your imagination. Weekday, evening and weekend time slots are available, so you're sure to find something that fits your schedule. All our creative writing tutors are published authors.
Give creative writing a try on this fun and supportive one-day course. Ideal if you want to express yourself but need help in getting started. Guided exercises will encourage you to experiment and unlock your imagination.
A fantastic array of writers, performers, agents and publishers will facilitate readings, panel discussions, writing workshops, performances. City Lit's annual anthology, Between the Lines, will also be launched that weekend. For a full programme and a list of special guests, visit citylit.ac.uk/festivalofwriting.
Increasingly publishers are looking for an author with an impressive online presence, as well as a sparkling manuscript. On this one-day workshop, you'll learn how to start and grow your author brand, gain a following and build a readership for your future titles.
Escape the constraints of the logical mind through creative games with writing and imagination. Give yourself permission to play and generate raw material for your art on this stimulating one-day course.
Develop your skills in reading and writing short stories and poems. Improve your spelling, punctuation and sentence structure, and learn to use descriptive language to express your ideas. Throughout the course you will work towards and take the Functional Skills Level 2 units for Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing. The course is not appropriate for students who have higher level qualifications or are learning English as a foreign language. Potential students will need to complete an interview and assessment.
With shrinking author advances and a narrowing market, self-publishing is becoming bigger business by the day. But what does a writer need to consider when taking the giant leap of publishing their own book? This course explains it all.
Want to have a go at creative writing in a supportive atmosphere? Join this introductory course. Guided exercises will give you the tools to explore language creatively and find your own writing voice.
Not sure whether creative writing is for you? Give it a try over six fun sessions covering the basics of fiction and poetry. Increase your confidence and produce work through guided exercises and discussion.