Novels and short stories

Explore character, structure and plot development on the journey to producing quality fiction. All kinds of narrative fiction, long and short, are supported on our wide range of courses. Whether you want to get your great idea down on paper or are already writing and redrafting, we have a course that will suit your level.
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  1. Advanced critical workshop: three-week intensive

    Course Date: Thu 6 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive, three-week course offers students critical feedback on their story openings, narrative structure, dialogue and description through a range of interactive workshop activities.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. Autobiography into fiction

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jul 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to turn real-life experiences into gripping fiction. Develop your writing and explore techniques for transforming personal stories into written narratives, realistic or fantastical.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  3. Crime writing: an introduction

    Course Date: Sat 24 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills in crime writing and explore the techniques behind character, plot, dialogue, pacing and atmosphere. Benefit from stimulating writing exercises, feedback and encouragement.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  4. Flash fiction

    Course Date: Sat 12 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A sideways glance: succinct, powerful. This two-day workshop on the essential components of flash fiction will teach you to tell a complete story in six to 500 words.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £34.00

  5. How to write a novel with Yannick Hill

    Course Date: Mon 7 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course deals with all aspects of novel writing technique and prose style. Ideal for fiction writers about to begin a novel or those with a novel at early draft stage.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £40.00

  6. Novel plotting workshop

    Course Date: Sun 4 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An advanced course for those seriously engaged in writing a novel, you will look in greater depth at the mythic theory of plotting. The class atmosphere is supportive, but candid and serious. This is an advanced course for those who have completed Introduction to Novel Plotting only.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00

  7. Short story masterclass with Alan McMonagle

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This one-day 'guide to the short story' will steer participants through the elements of an effective piece of fiction and demonstrate what a short piece of fiction attempts to achieve.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £20.00

  8. Write a short story in a weekend

    Course Date: Sat 3 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Through a series of inspiring and practical exercises, you'll be encouraged to tap into your imagination and draft a story from beginning to end in two days.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00

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