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39 creative writing workshops found

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.

£40
Ceredigion - Next course on 15th September 2019
Have you always dreamed of writing a novel? Or maybe you fancied developing a series of poetic prose or flash fiction? This workshop will give you the confidence to create beautiful stories. During the class, Lorraine will guide you through the skills you’ll need to craft vivid settings, create complex characters, and write fascinating dialogue. If you want to learn how to grab your reader's attention with an intriguing plot, full of conflict and tension,...
£20
Somerset - Next course on 7th September 2019
Come and be a writer for a day at a wonderful location in the very pretty village of Nunney. We open the doors around 9.30am and close about 4.30pm. Lovely group of dedicated writers all working on different projects. Relaxed and friendly, suitable for beginners and beyond! Facilitated by Jo Munroe, BA Hons Creative Writing (2012) who studied modules in life writing, script-writing, writing for young people, short stories and so much more!
£60
London
Have you always wanted to write but have no idea where to start? Would you like to rekindle your love of writing? Are you looking for a group activity with a difference? My name is Deana Luchia and I run fun and practical workshops for all writing abilities. Whether you can commit to an hour a week (for six weeks), a whole day's workshop (six hours), or anything in-between, there is a workshop perfectly suited...
£450
Devon - Next course on 16th October 2019
“The main thing is to write for the joy of it. Cultivate a work-lust that imagines its haven like your hands at night dreaming the sun in the sunspot of a breast. You are fasted now, light-headed, dangerous. Take off from here.” (Seamus Heaney, Station Island) Join Sarah Acton, poet-in-residence for the Jurassic Coast for a residential writing retreat at Trill Farm. Enjoy 4 nights’ accommodation in our eco-guesthouse with delicious organic breakfasts, lunches and...
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 3rd October 2019
Autumn Term Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). ​Thursday mornings: 10.30 - 12.30pm ​ An 8 week guided, Creative Writing Course ​ This is a course that's designed for new & aspiring writers who are seeking inspiration or even guidance on getting started. Over the eight weeks, this course teaches you to look at both poetry...
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 30th September 2019
Autumn Term ​ Monday evenings: 7.30pm - 9.30pm Please note there will be no class during half-term (please see our website for a full list of the dates on which this course runs). ​ An 8 week guided, Creative Writing Course ​ 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...
£165
Ceredigion - Next course on 28th July 2019
Have you always dreamed of writing a novel? Or maybe you fancied crafting a series of short stories, this beginners course will teach you all the necessary techniques to create beautiful stories. During the six sessions, Lorraine will guide you through the skills you’ll need to develop vivid settings, craft complex characters, write interesting dialogue, add dynamic conflict and resolutions, plot and plan your story, whilst mastering a great story hook and satisfying ending. Please...
£135
Durham - Next course on 1st February 2020
In this creative writing course, you will learn how to create believable characters, structure description and dialogue, and craft compelling stories. Each week, a fundamental part of writing fiction will be explored and you will steadily build up a body of work, through assignments and learning. At the end of the course, you will have a knowledge of writing fiction and what it takes to write a novel or short story, as well as have...
£100
Dorset
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...
£295
Pembrokeshire
Residential course / workshops / retreat for groups of writers, staying in a lovely Georgian house with stunning views on the banks of the Teifi estuary in west Wales. The house is yours, we come in and host during the day leaving you to relax in the evenings. All breaks are 'mix and match' and can include other creative workshops that we offer, including painting, driftwood art, jewellery making, and coastal foraging. See our other...

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