Each exercise will be read by Olive and the student will receive written feedback.
You will embark on a six-week journey into your own story – using notes, writing tasks and reading resources to help you open up the world of your novel.
This course will take you from confusion to expert in just a few weeks.
Sometimes plots and characters become so familiar to us, our habits so ingrained, that it’s hard to see beyond the borders of our stories or feel energised about starting new work. This four-week class will present strategies to lift you out of ruts and help you solve problems in your stories or essays.
This class will investigate ways to bring our characters into complex life.
Top-quality creative writing courses at the Groucho Club in Soho, London’s well-known literary venue, and other central London venues.
We offer expert tuition, as well as the opportunity to meet like-minded people.The online intermediate creative writing course will allow participants to explore specific writing techniques which help build a bridge between the beginner and the more experienced writer.The creative impulse is very much an element of this journey, it helps to maintain a healthy imaginative register.During this freelance journalism course we will take you through the nuts and bolts of beginning to make a living from freelance writing.The course is based on the assumption that you already have an interest in selling your writing to local newspapers, national newspapers, magazines or online publications.Each module will guide the participant towards producing a strong body of writing based around relevant exercises and prompts.This online begin your novel writing course is designed for those who have an idea for a novel, or who have started to write one, and are in need of inspiration and guidance.With steady encouragement and guidance you will complete manageable weekly assignments with one to one feedback from your tutor Doreen Duffy.This could be the start of your first short story, or the collection of short stories that will become your first book.The course is now in its 21st year and has become widely recognised as one of the best creative writing courses in the country.A number of our students have been published to critical acclaim and nominated for literary prizes.