Creative Writing Courses

Residential

Writing Fiction: Learning from the Greats - Carson McCullers

Sunday 11th until Wednesday 14th July 2021

A residential creative writing course aimed at both beginning and intermediate writers interested in short stories, novellas or the novel. Consisting of lectures, writing exercises and individual tutorials, enjoy uninterrupted writing time in a beautiful rural retreat.  In the first of the ‘Learning from the Greats’ series we will explore the writing of Carson McCullers.  In addition to taught sessions Darren will provide you with extracts to discuss, and thereby help develop, your own writing style.

Writing Non-Fiction: Your Own Philosophy

Tuesday 1st until Friday 4th February 2022

A residential creative writing course aimed at both beginning and intermediate writers interested in writing philosophy.  Consisting of lectures, writing exercises and individual tutorials, enjoy uninterrupted writing time in a beautiful rural retreat. In addition to taught sessions on ‘Finding a Subject’, ‘Structure and Style’ and ‘Revising’, Darren will provide you with extracts to discuss, and therefore help develop, your own philosophy.

Creative Writing Break

Sunday 20th 

until Thursday 24th February 2022

A residential creative writing course aimed at both beginning and intermediate writers interested in flash fiction, short stories, novellas or the novel. Consisting of lectures, writing exercises and individual tutorials, enjoy uninterrupted writing time in a beautiful rural retreat. In addition to taught sessions on ‘structure’, ‘character’ and ‘symbolism’, Darren will provide you with short stories to discuss, and therefore help develop your own writing style.