for anyone writing or planning to write a novel or stories
Develop and explore the elements of story building. Practical, creative, and inspiring. More details
See the 2017 workshops and book your place
Create yourself a Summer of Writing with five possible workshops this July and August.
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Develop your world-building to improve or invent your own imaginary worlds. More details
July & August: The Summer of Writing workshops run on Saturdays from the last Saturday in July through all the Saturdays in August. You can book just one or any selection you like. Read more about those here.
October - December: The October term will be a NEW COURSE: an introduction to creative writing, covering multiple forms, different approaches to writing, various creative practices, etc. It will be accessible for complete beginners, and also those who're returning to creative writing after a long gap, or who maybe had their joy in it stolen at school or uni, and also for those who're finding their groove might be becoming a bit of a rut, and want to refresh their sense of the possibilities. It's still in development so it's not on the website yet, but I'll put up more details as soon as possible. Meanwhile you can email me if this sounds up your street!
Jan/Feb - April: The January term will be either the Imaginary Worlds course or the Story Elements course: as I'm rejigging the time table to include more courses, I haven't decided yet. If you have a preference, email me.
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All courses are held in Wolvercote, Oxford. Parking is available & it's an easy bus route from town on the Number 6.
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1 evening a week
for 8 weeks, 7pm – 9:30 pm. £240
for 8 sessions, payable in instalments.
Next starting: 9 February 2017.
1 evening a week
for 12 weeks, 7pm – 9:30 pm. £320
for 12 sessions, payable in instalments.
Next starting: 25 April 2017.
Saturdays in August, 10am – 4 pm. Each year, we collaborate on which workshops will run. From Sept to Jan you can add to the wishlist; from Feb to April you can vote from the longlist, and from May onwards you can book for the final selection of workshops.
See the Summer of Writing 2017 workshops and book your place for this summer
Read more about what the course is like, what it covers, and FAQs, and book your place.
Read more about what the course is like, what it covers, and FAQs.
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