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.
Do you want to write creatively, but feel unsure of your skills with written English? This course combines creative writing with opportunities to learn/revise essential points of grammar and literary concepts.
Want to have a go at creative writing in a supportive atmosphere? Join one of these introductory courses. Guided exercises will give you the tools to explore language creatively and find your own writing voice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When it comes to subjects for comedy, the news media never seems to run out. Learn to write political comedy from pithy one liners to satirical columns and monologues using techniques from professional comedy script writers.