A course to practice writing the shortest of short stories. Flash teaches the writer brevity, compression, layered story-telling and helps hone editing skills. Writing prompts, feedback and sharing.
Each week we’ll write, read contemporary flash fiction writers, discuss techniques and ... More information
In these nurturing, friendly, small-group courses, suitable for beginners and more experienced writers alike, you’ll be guided in a series of writing exercises, prompts and games by expert tutors Kathryn Bevis (The Elements of Poetry), Susmita Bhattacharya (The Elements of ... More information
Join our live audience as we chat with Heather Martin, the authorised biographer of the writing legend Lee Child. We can’t wait to hear about his life journey and the adventure she embarked on to write this book. Have your ... More information
Follow the Sun is a literary festival-meets-conference, a summit of citizens from around the world embarking on a creative and thought-provoking journey through transnational literature, writing, and performance. Follow the Sun is ideal for anyone who is in need of ... More information
Join us for a multifaceted creative exploration of sexuality, gender and community, themed around LGBT+ rainbow flags. Infused with wellbeing and connection, we’ll move through the Progress Pride flag’s colours and meanings. From manifestos, spells and incantations to movement practice, ... More information
In this writing workshop with Alison Powell, you’ll experiment with psychogeography, exploring how your environment can be a source of inspiration for creativity. Working from the micro to the macro, you’ll begin with your immediate surroundings, writing about the space ... More information
Story Structure 101 - a half-day online masterclass focusing on story structure
Saturday 6th Feb 2021 10am-2pm
£55 (Confident income) /45 (Lower income) /35 (Student/uncertain income)/25 earlybirds (until 17th Jan 2021)
In this creative writing workshop, we'll examine traditional story structures, ... More information
Hook Up, Line Up, Speak Up
Here comes our next season of Speakeasy sessions.
Share your work, meet other writers and discover the new with a compere yet to be revealed!
Our guest writer on 11th February will be poet, short story ... More information
In this workshop, you’ll be drawing on lived bodily experiences to inspire new writing or to deepen existing works in progress. You’ll be invited to investigate the stories held within your own body and the bodies of your fictional characters. ... More information
Interested in writing for radio, audio and podcast drama?
This fun, practical workshop will look at how to tell compelling stories through sound.
We'll look at key examples of great audio drama, mistakes to avoid, practical concerns like formatting and even make ... More information