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Creative Writing courses

Creative writing courses, workshops across the UK. Whether it's poetry, short stories, playwriting or novels these writing courses will help you develop your writing style, create credible characters and plausible plots.

£75
Oxfordshire - Next course on 22nd March 2019
Enjoy a creative weekend mini-break, for beginners and experienced creatives, artists and crafters alike, inspired by nature. In practical hands-on workshops, design and create a piece of pewter cast jewellery and a natural plant-dyed scarf, try some collaborative poetry writing, and make an upcycled scrapbook to capture your weekend’s inspirations, sketches, words, and colours. With walks in the woods, entertaining evenings, and an imaginative weekend exploring nature’s patterns, shapes and colours… join us at Braziers...
£60
London
This is a creative writing workshop for all levels, so if writing is something you'd like to try, it's something you'd love to get back into or you need to kickstart a project you're working on, this is the course for you. I am an author and journalist and will be guiding you through this practical and fun workshop which will see you complete a number of creative writing projects in the six sessions. There...
£160
Oxfordshire
Join this 8 week creative writing evening course in Henley on Thames. This course is designed for new and aspiring writers seeking inspiration and guidance on getting started. Over the course of eight weeks, we will look at both poetry and fiction and think about the elements required to write creatively. Providing gentle feedback, each class will give budding writers the chance to explore their ideas and build the confidence to find their own voice.
£10465
Online
The Creative Arts Open Degree provides a unique opportunity for OCA students to fulfil their creative potential through studying two disciplines in depth to degree level. The development of a new level six programme for this degree gives a real opportunity to grow in its ability to merge two separate disciplines and create one final body of work, contextualise this work and develop an understanding of a professional practice. Degree aims To widen access to...
£10465
Online
The programme will allow you to gain experience of writing in a variety of literary forms including life writing, poetry, script writing, short fiction and writing for children, as well as developing your critical understanding of the theoretical and conceptual issues central to the practice of writing. The OCA BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree programme is sensitive to the fact that students will be enrolling at different levels of writing expertise. Some will be novices...
£1315
Online
This Open course is a broad-based introduction to a range of contemporary creative arts for students new to the creative arts. It’s a compulsory for all students who select the creative arts Open degree, and can be studied as your first, second or third Open course at level one (HE4). We advise you to study it first though, because you’ll effectively get a taster of several arts subjects as you work through the programme of...
£1170
Online
This unit builds on the foundation of research and study skills that you have already acquired through completing Creative Arts Today at level 4 and your reflective learning that you have extensively continued with up to this point. You now have the opportunity to bring together a self-initiated research project that unifies the two distinct subject areas that you have been developing throughout this course so far. For creative arts students understanding your unique area...
£100
Dorset - Next course on 16th March 2019
Sculpture by the Lakes provides a vibrant and peaceful park setting for this creative writing course. Through a series of discussions and exercises, you will learn how to use sculptures and other art to stimulate ideas for stories, characters, situations and poems. During the day you will write a number of pieces and be given advice on how they might be extended or improved. This course is suitable for art and nature lovers, and for...
£1315
Online
Have you ever watched a film and said afterwards, “I’d like to have a go at writing a screenplay but where do I begin?” This course will equip you with a writer’s toolbox filled with the basics: how to lay out a script professionally; how to structure your screenplay; the do’s and don’ts of writing compelling dialogue; and breathing life into your characters. You’ll pick up important film terms and techniques – and get to...
£1315
Online
The course aims to help you write poetry with an increasing understanding of poetic techniques and traditions. It provides you with the elements of a critical vocabulary, and helps towards a flexible and informed use of language. The first part of the course discusses essential elements of poetry, with examples, and considers what’s involved in writing poems: what you need to think about, study and do. The second part of the course aims to direct...