Writing Courses in London

Learn to write stories, articles and poetry in the same college where big names in literature such as Dylan Thomas, Andrea Levy and Malorie Blackman have trained or taught. Our short writing courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are suitable for all levels - whether you're just starting out or ready to publish your first book. All our writing courses are taught by practicing writers.

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  1. Plot your children's novel in two days

    Plot your children's novel in two days

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You’re a writer with some experience and a great idea for a children’s novel, but plotting is the thing that lets you down. Spend two days in this interactive workshop, learning about structure and developing your idea into a compelling plot.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £40.00

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    Self-publishing: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Jun 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to publish your own novel, poetry / short story collection, memoir or non-fiction book? Self-publishing allows you to keep full creative control of your project. But how do you give your book the best chance of achieving high sales and what does a writer need to consider when taking the giant leap of publishing their own book? This course offers students introductory information on the world of self-publishing.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  3. Poetry through the seasons: summer

    Poetry through the seasons: summer

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Rose quartz sunsets, the cool citrus of iced lemonade, cold beer or a hosepipe ban. Whatever summer means to you, this day workshop will inspire you to write poems that capture the sunnier seasons of the earth, sky, mind and heart.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  4. Children's authors: get ready for school visits and public appearances (advanced)

    Children's authors: get ready for school visits and public appearances (advanced)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 7 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Congratulations! You’ve published a children’s book and been invited into schools to speak to children. Find out how to structure a successful author visit, receive supportive feedback on your planned talk, and learn about the logistics and financial aspects of the trip.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  5. Television screenwriting: an introduction

    Television screenwriting: an introduction

    New Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 13 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to write for an ongoing TV drama or pitch your own idea for a television series? Examine the structure of an episodic television drama and explore approaches to the genre.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  6. A taste of creative writing

    A taste of creative writing

    New Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 14 Jul 2019 (and 11 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Give creative writing a try on this fun and supportive one-day course. Ideal if you want to express yourself but need help in getting started. Guided exercises will encourage you to experiment and unlock your imagination.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  7. Ways into creative writing: an introduction

    Ways into creative writing: an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 15 Jul 2019 (and 14 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to have a go at creative writing in a supportive atmosphere? Join this introductory course. Guided exercises will give you the tools to explore language creatively and find your own writing voice.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £48.00

  8. Travel writing workshop

    Travel writing workshop

    Course Date: Tue 16 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make travelling pay. Find out what travel editors of newspapers and magazines look for, and learn how to get a commission, write a saleable article and get your trip financed. Receive practical advice on identifying suitable outlets and contacting editors.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £48.00

  9. Writing memoir: a taster

    Writing memoir: a taster

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 17 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have a personal story to tell that will move, delight, stir and inform readers? This short course guides students in planning and crafting a memoir.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  10. Writing for blogs: a taster

    Writing for blogs: a taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 20 Jul 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Got a passion, a journey or an obsession to share? Blogging is the perfect medium through which to share your interests with the world. This one-day workshop teaches the essential skills required to write blogposts that will resonate.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  11. Writing poetry: experiments in chance and choice

    Writing poetry: experiments in chance and choice

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 20 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore interesting, off-beat and diverse approaches to generating verse on this one-day course. Try out cut-ups, found lines, experiments in meter and rhyme, and much more.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  12. Autobiography into fiction

    Autobiography into fiction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 20 Jul 2019 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to turn real-life experiences into gripping fiction. Develop your writing and explore techniques for transforming personal stories into written narratives, realistic or fantastical.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  13. Ways into screenwriting: an introduction

    Ways into screenwriting: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 21 Jul 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to write scripts but don't know how to start? Discover the basics of screenwriting - character, conflict and more - on a course that's designed to help you shape your ideas and get your story going.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  14. A taste of poetry

    A taste of poetry

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 21 Jul 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This short, fun day workshop is the perfect starting point for students who are writing for the first time or new to the poetry path. Join us for a day of thought-provoking writing exercises and poetry theory for beginners.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  15. How to write a short story

    How to write a short story

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Through a series of inspiring and practical exercises, you'll be encouraged to tap into your imagination and draft a story from beginning to end in four days.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £48.00

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