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44 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.
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!
How to win a Short Story Competition with Della Galton
How to win a Short Story Competition with Della Galton
Hampshire
£30
How to win a short story competition with Della Galton Course will cover:- • How to make a good first impression • Three things the judges want • How to find an original idea Suitable for complete beginners or experienced writers
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...
Beginner creative writing with Lorraine Ambers
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Beginner creative writing with Lorraine Ambers
Ceredigion - Next course on 15th September 2019
£40
Learn how to create beautiful stories with author Lorraine Ambers. 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...
Making a monster: how to create a killer character - Nottingham Trent University
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Making a monster: how to create a killer character - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 30th November 2019
£45
Frankenstein’s monster, Hannibal Lecter, Count Dracula... everyone knows their names and stories. This short course will walk you through a mini history of the monster in horror writing, before you create your own monster legend. This day is comprised of short lectures, group discussions and practical writing exercises. On this course you will: - define and understand what is meant by monster - examine previous monsters and the impact they’ve had on the genre and industry - understand the use of a monster from a marketing angle - create a...
What’s at stake? Writing vampire and zombie fiction - at Nottingham Trent University
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What’s at stake? Writing vampire and zombie fiction - at Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th October 2019
£45
Vampires and zombies fiction is still alive and kicking (well, not quite!) in the horror genre. This one-day workshop will help you understand its current position in the industry. It will also introduce you to the skills you need to create fiction that gets noticed. This day is comprised of short lectures, group discussions and practical writing exercises. On this course you will: - gain an understanding of vampire and zombie literary history - examine key texts for hints and tips - assess our own expectations of zombies and vampires...
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...
Free Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Free Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 25th January 2020
£49
This one-day workshop will help develop your understanding of free writing, addressing its many benefits and assessing how it can be useful for one's well-being and creativity. The day will also examine its usefulness in contributing to current creative projects and overcoming challenges. The course is aimed at people who are interested in developing their writing skills, overcoming writers’ block and also those who are wanting to use writing to help improve their overall wellbeing. The course will feature both a theoretical understanding of what free writing is as well...
Nature writing
Nature writing
Ceredigion - Next course on 21st September 2019
£50
Explore Nature Writing and unleash your creativity Throughout the day we will cover the main topics of nature writing: - define ‘nature writing’ – what it is, what it isn’t, with a discussion around what course members understand the term to mean. Does nature writing have a purpose? If so, what is it? Group discussion of example texts. What do they have in common, how do they differ, what does the writer assume about the reader’s nature knowledge? Exercise — spend 45 mins exploring the countryside around Kindavillage before writing...
Creative writing course, London
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Creative writing course, London
London
£60
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 for you. Whatever course you decide to take you will learn how to create authentic...

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