Five-day residential fiction writing courses. Held in remote countryside locations. Tutored by leading authors including Mark Haddon, Sunjeev Sahota and Rose Tremain.
28.SHORT STORY:TUTORED RETREAT
This short story course is designed for intermediate to advanced writers. So ho...
- Adam Marek
- Zoe Gilbert
- Guest: Chris Power
Making your way through the labyrinth
Most writing is re-writing. Getting momentum behind a first draft is important,...
- Jonathan Lee
- Anne Meadows
- Guest: Kit de Waal
67.STARTING TO WRITE CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULTS’ FICTION
Children and young adults can be the most exciting, rewarding and demanding of ...
- Steve Voake
- Liz Flanagan
- Guest: Valerie Bloom
Old wine, new bottles
A wise man said that writing was the most fun anyone could have on their own. T...
- Manda Scott
- Robert Wilton
- Guest: Annie Murray
Turning first drafts into publishable books
You’ve typed ‘The End’. What next? After you’ve given yourself a pat on...
- Christopher Wakling
- Hannah Griffiths
- Guest: Irenosen Okojie
The shortest of stories. Enough said.
Short on words but long on depth, flash fiction stings like good poetry. Punchy...
- Tania Hershman
- Nuala O’Connor
- Guest: David Gaffney
Get the basics and try out something new
This week will give you the opportunity to look hard at the fundamentals of you...
- Andrew Miller
- Karin Altenberg
- Guest: Sarah Winman
The techniques and processes of writing fiction
A week designed to stimulate and give space for writing, for anyone who’s abo...
- Rachel Seiffert
- Jonathan Buckley
- Guest: Jane Harris
35.FICTION: LITERARY THRILLER
Secrets and suspense
The thriller genre is wide-ranging, from police procedurals to serial killers; ...
- Adam LeBor
- Sanjida Kay
- Guest: Felicia Yap
68.YOUNG ADULT FICTION
How to hook teenage readers with your fiction
Writing young adult fiction comes with its own special demands. Do you want to ...
- Martyn Bedford
- Lucy Christopher
- Guest: Clare Furniss
3.WINTER WARMER Fiction: Tutored Retreat
New horizons, fresh perspectives
You don’t need another workshop. What you need are fresh insights, together w...
- Stephen May
- Jane Harris
- Guest: Linda Green