EDITING THAT NOVEL
This course will look at how to refine and edit your writing, with a more in-depth approach to editing and structure. We’ll have plenty of time for feedback and discussion, so if you need help in shaping your current work, this is for you.
Course Code: 03 209 Tuesday – 6.30/8.30 Start 1 October – 5 weeks Fee: £40/35
WRITING SHORT STORIES 1
On this introductory course you will explore: What makes a good short story? What makes a good plot? Where can we find inspiration? Learn from creative workshops? Moving your writing on and having fun!
Course Code: 03 121 Thursday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 3 October – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35
WRITING SHORT STORIES 2
How can you use creative workshops and memory to support imaginative writing? Emphasis will be on preparing your manuscript for publication and competitions.
Course Code: 03 115 Wednesday – 2.00/4.00 Starts 6 November – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35
WRITING SHORT STORIES 3
On your journey to publishing your short stories we’ll look at some of the great writers of the past – James Joyce, Hemingway, Maupassant – as well as some modern writers, including Kirsty Gunn, Haruki Murakami and others. Competitions – the ones to enter – and some to avoid!
Course Code: 03 223 Thursday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 6 February – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35
WRITING SHORT STORIES 4
Have fun in Susan’s flash fiction workshops, creating stories up to 750 words. Where do they fit into the world of published literature? We’ll also be looking at submitting to journals, competitions and indie publishers.
Course Code: 03 227 Wednesday- 2.00/4.00 Start 4 March – 4 weeks Fee: £32/£28
THE BUSINESS OF BEING AN AUTHOR
Writing a book is hard but making a career out of being an author is harder. This six-week course explores different ways of getting published, marketing your work and gaining publicity. A practical course for new writers or existing authors who want to give their writing career a push.
Course Code: 03 102 Monday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 7 October -6 weeks Fee: £48/£42
A PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION TO LIFE WRITING
Josephine Jules Andrews
Everyone has a story to tell. This course explores the art of writing from life. These practical classes include discussion of voice, genre and types of life writing, examines using memory and writing time in memoir. Suitable for anyone who would like to begin life writing or develop their life writing skills.
Course Code: 03 101 Monday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 7 October – 10 weeks Fee: £80/£70
Course Code: 03 201 Monday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 27 January – 10 weeks Fee: £80/£70
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CONTINUING LIFE WRITING
Josephine Jules Andrews
This is a workshop-based course for more experienced writers or those who have completed A Practical Introduction to Life Writing and who would like to develop and work on family memoir projects. The course may also consider preparing work for publication.
Course Code: 03 117 Wednesday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 9 October -10 weeks Fee: £80/£70
Course Code: 03 217 Wednesday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 29 January -10 weeks Fee: £80/£70
FREELANCE WRITING and Penning Killer Content
Are you a writer who’s interested in creating features for newspapers and magazines? Or perhaps you’d like to write content for websites or blogs? This five-week course will teach you everything you need to know about being freelance including: researching the market, finding work, crafting articles and penning killer content.
Course Code: 03 202 Monday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 27 January -5 weeks: Fee:£40/£35
WRITE THAT NOVEL!
In the middle of a project, or currently mulling over ideas for a new story? Perhaps you need more information before you start. This course takes a personal approach, guiding you along the way with five weeks of exercises, prompts and advice tailored to suit your individual needs as a writer.
Course Code: 03 109 Tuesday 6.30 – 8.30 Starts 28 January – 5 weeks Fee: £40/£35
PERFECTING YOUR GRAMMAR – ENGLISH GRAMMAR FOR NATIVE SPEAKERS
This course is aimed at native speakers who would like to brush up on their grammar and spelling. For many, the grammar lessons we learned in school are a distant memory, making writing for work and pleasure a painful exercise. This class will use easy, fun, and practical tools to help students understand English grammar, punctuation, and spelling. By the end of the course students will be writing like a professional.
Course Code: 03 210 Tuesday – 6.30/8.30 Starts 3 March – 4 weeks Fee: £32/£28