Creative Non-Fiction Courses in London

Life writing, travel writing, essays and autobiography: explore the many forms of creative non-fiction on our part-time courses. All our writing courses are taught by practicing writers.

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  1. Biography writing

    Biography writing

    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What makes a great biography? Learn to experiment with your own life writing as you uncover the techniques and methods of this exciting genre with a professional biographer.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £84.00

  2. Creative non-fiction: an introduction

    Creative non-fiction: an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 4 Jun 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This introductory short course is the perfect starting point for students who are interested in writing in the creative non-fiction genre. The course will cover both practical and imaginative approaches to creative non fiction, including travel writing, life writing and the essay.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  3. Autobiographical writing: getting started

    Autobiographical writing: getting started

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Whether writing for self-discovery, testimony or to tell your story, learn how to get started and what's involved in autobiographical writing. Explore various resources from diaries to dreams, memories and fantasy.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  4. Writing memoir: a taster

    Writing memoir: a taster

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 5 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have a personal story to tell that will move, delight, stir and inform readers? This short course guides students in planning and crafting a memoir.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £28.00

  5. Creative nature writing

    Creative nature writing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you enjoy being in nature and want to capture that on the page? Learn how to write about the natural world in this fun course, which includes a short field trip into the urban 'wild' to provide inspiration for your poetry or prose.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

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