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34 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.
Writing in Constable Country - Flatford Mill
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Writing in Constable Country - Flatford Mill
Suffolk - Next course on 23rd August 2019
£395
Three day residential creative writing workshop, run by the Field Studies Council. Constable found endless inspiration for painting in the tranquil landscape and bountiful skies of the Suffolk countryside. During this creative writing course, you will explore the river path where Constable once sketched Flatford Mill to find your own creative response to its gnarled willows, gentle fields and rushing mill stream. New writing will be generated both through careful observation and also by making personal and imaginative connections to the land and its particular atmosphere. Constable's paintings and the...
Creative Writing Workshops
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Creative Writing Workshops
Somerset - Next course on 7th September 2019
£20
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!
Foxes Retreat 5 day creative writing retreat
Foxes Retreat 5 day creative writing retreat
Staffordshire - Next course on 9th September 2019
£550
"I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train." Oscar Wilde This course is a more extended escape from your usual routine. The change of focus will allow you to tap into your creativity, whilst we provide experiences and activities to enhance your creative writing skills, giving you a space to begin or develop your own project. We utilise and explore the wild beauty of hidden localities in the Peak District to inspire a diverse range of writing and welcome those from...
Calligraphy workshop Worcestershire
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Calligraphy workshop Worcestershire
Worcestershire - Next course on 11th September 2019
£48
Ever wanted to try your hand at calligraphy? This beginners half-day workshop is the perfect introduction to discovering the world of beautiful handwriting. Described as an art form that expresses the very souls of the words on the paper, calligraphy is an incredibly admired skill to behold. Using traditional and modern techniques, your tutor, a professional scribe to Chanel and the British Museum, will help you achieve impressive results using easy-to-follow instructions. Sharing secrets and tricks of the trade along the way, you will be provided with the guidance and...
Writing the Wild at Malham Tarn - 2 day creative writing residential
Writing the Wild at Malham Tarn - 2 day creative writing residential
Yorkshire - Next course on 13th September 2019
£260
Spend two days in the glorious Yorkshire Dales developing your writing skills. The wild scenery in and around Malhamdale has inspired many artists including painters such as Turner and Ruskin and writers such as William Wordsworth and the contemporary author Bill Bryson. In this creative writing course, we will investigate the relationship between landscape and narrative, explore techniques to best define and describe landscape using more than just visual means and consider how the physical environment can be used as an effective tool to convey the complexity of human emotion...
Creative writing with Lorraine Ambers at Make it in Wales
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Creative writing with Lorraine Ambers at Make it in Wales
Ceredigion - Next course on 15th September 2019
£40
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, then this workshop is for you. Each workshop will run for 5 hours, which includes...
Residential writing course with Sara Maitland in the French Alps
Residential writing course with Sara Maitland in the French Alps
- Next course on 15th September 2019
£795
We are thrilled to be hosting Sara Maitland for her Residential Writing Course at Ferme St Christophe. The chalet provides the perfect backdrop in a supportive and friendly environment with the course being suitable for both new and experienced writers. Single Ensuite – £945 per person Single Ensuite with Balcony – £995 per person Shared Room Ensuite – £795 per person Please aim to arrive at Ferme St Christophe between 2pm and 6pm on Sunday 15 September. If you are flying into Geneva we can organise shared return airport transfers...
Beginner's creative writing: level 1 – daytime at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
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Beginner's creative writing: level 1 – daytime at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
London - Next course on 24th September 2019
£66
Practical sessions with an emphasis on building skills, sharing work in a supportive environment. The course runs in two six-week blocks each term. You'll learn a lot from one block, but it's recommended to attend both if you can. Each term is different, and it is advisable to do part 1 before part 2. Who is this course for A workshop with an emphasis on building skills, sharing work and supporting other students. This course is perfect for those who have always wanted to develop their creative writing, but for...
Beginner's creative writing: level 1 – evening at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
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Beginner's creative writing: level 1 – evening at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
London - Next course on 24th September 2019
£66
Practical sessions with an emphasis on building skills, sharing work in a supportive environment. The course runs in two six-week blocks each term. You'll learn a lot from one block, but it's recommended to attend both if you can. Each term is different, and it is advisable to do part 1 before part 2. Who is this course for A workshop with an emphasis on building skills, sharing work and supporting other students. This course is perfect for those who have always wanted to develop their creative writing, but for...
Improver's creative writing: level 2 - daytime at the Mary Ward Centre in London (concessions available)
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Improver's creative writing: level 2 - daytime at the Mary Ward Centre in London (concessions available)
London - Next course on 25th September 2019
£66
Looking for more direction and commitment in your writing? These courses address questions of self-discipline and risk-taking and are designed to develop and hone your skills. For those who have done at least one year of work in a writing group at Level 1 and who are working on their own projects. Who is this course for This course is for students who have completed at least a year at Beginners level, and who are looking for more direction and commitment in their writing. The course runs in two six-week...

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