Introduction to Storytelling
Everyone needs to have an edge for university or college? That x-factor that every child and young person needs to win? An edge to get into Higher Education or Further Education or Apprenticeships? All colleges, universities employers are constantly looking for candidates with “the edge”, this storytelling course makes this a reality. Can you afford not to invest in the future?
Over 1,000 young people have completed the introduction to... Full details
Our tutor on Ist November will be comic writer and crime novelist Ardella Jones on using humour in your writing. Bookable as a one off taster £30.00
A series of monthly ongoing workshops. Sign up for 5 or 10 and pre-book the sessions you wish to attend over 8 or 14 months. Ideal for people who want to experiment with different forms and ideas or those engaged in longer projects such as novels. Learn new techniques, share your work, get professional feedback and receive inspirational... Full details
Have you always wanted to record parts of your own life, or perhaps you would like to catalogue someone else's history? This course will help you to discover ways of remembering the stories and anecdotes you will need to make an interesting story, by using sensory prompts and interviewing techniques. The workshops will cover ghostwriting, biographical accounts, autobiographical fiction and sensationalised articles. you will be shown a variety of ways to extract the stories you want to... Full details
Start your creative journey here! Find inspiration to write lively and engaging poems, short stories, novels or screenplays. This beginners’ course will explore the basic tools necessary for you to begin producing your very own pieces of work. Full details
Our Intensive One Day Introduction to Scriptwriting for Screen is designed for new writers wanting to get started with writing for the big or small screen.
The day is jam packed and covers
How to Structure your script
Developing strong Characters
Dialogue that comes off the page
Formatting a professional script
Writing Exercises and developing your own ideas.
By the end of the day you will be ready to start writing your own scripts and use the tools and... Full details
Tutored by Lancaster MA and PhD Graduate, Sarah Dobbs, author of Killing Daniel. Nominated for the Guardian's Not the Booker Prize.
Starting to write - this online course encourages people completely new to creative writing, or those with a little background. You may have written when you were younger or have attended a short course a few years ago.
We will focus on strategies for developing new writing, becoming your own critic, how to plot interesting stories, developing characters and... Full details
This workshop is designed to follow on from the Writing in plain English course. It takes a refreshing look at how you write and the words you use, giving confidence to handle more challenging techniques. Includes:
- Structuring to grab and hold readers' attention
- Contrasting sentences, power words, ace adjectives
- The rules and when to break them
- Developing your style for different readerships
- Contrasting online and print writing styles
- A critical look at your use of... Full details
Creative lessons in Screenwriting stimulate the writers imagination, unblocking the idea process to successfully formulate a Film Script. Learn Script Format and Film Narrative allowing a structure to complete a 5-8 minute short film while on the course. Screenwriting sessions are practical in nature with class exercises and page to screen analysis throughout. Experience out of class screenwriting assignments that cover all screenwriting techniques needed to complete the short Film... Full details
Words are wonderful and amazing. They can be applied in a variety of ways just as you would use other media, such as paint, fabric or clay, to create precisely what you want. On this creative writing course you will explore and play with words, unearth how to convey emotions, tell a story or communicate ideas by weaving together an ideal vocabulary.
You will create a word tapestry, blending colours and elaborating textures as you develop your writing. And like notes on a sheet of... Full details
Held at the Groucho Club in Soho or the Art Workers' Guild, Bloomsbury, this course is designed for those who have attended a beginners' creative writing course or started writing fiction but do not yet feel ready to progress to the advanced course. We will help to motivate you to write, improve technical skills and support your development as a writer. The sessions will focus on developing character, building a narrative, improving dialogue and descriptive writing, and handling point of view... Full details
Your CV is your chance to shine to prospective employers and is instrumental in securing you a job interview. Almost everyone has a CV, yet so many people get it wrong. Having previously worked in recruitment, and in my current role as a CV Writer and Career, Business & Confidence Coach, I have seen thousands of CVs and spoken with many employers and hiring managers regarding what they content they love and hate. Using this experience, I have created this CV Writing Workshop that gets... Full details
he way we use the Internet has radically changed the way we read. In fact – when it comes to the Internet – we don’t read.
There’s so much information online, we’ve adopted the ability to scan pages rapidly looking for key points. Studies have shown that around 72% of every page remains unread. And only the top few lines are actually viewed in a way we understand as ‘reading’. Only 16% of visitors actually ‘read’ a page word-by-word.
The... Full details
Every child is unique and we believe that success and growth come from encouragement of their natural curiosity. Come and learn the basics of how to write captivating stories including;
- How to get started
- Effective tips to bring charachters to life
- The importance of good story writing
- How to selecet the age you write for
- How to get your stories published
Courses are not certified and are a full day course from 10am - 4.30pm Full details
Blogging has become an essential part of the social interaction with others online, to help a business engage with its online customers or audience from a personal, opinion and review.
This course covers all the essentials areas you need to know before getting started with your blog. The three main areas you’ll look at are:
Finding out about blogs: which include the different types of blog, typical elements of a blog site and blog post, interesting... Full details
Our Six Month Screenwriting programme is designed for those seeking an intensive immersion in the art of screenwriting. The course aims to provide you with the tools you need to work as a professional screenwriter
On alternate Saturdays over six months, we provide comprehensive support to help you develop your ideas with the aim of writing a first draft script by the end of the programme. In addition to the guidance of a professional writing tutor, this course requires students to work on... Full details
Do you want to be a travel writer? This one-day workshop will help you to write and sell travel feature articles to newspapers, magazines and websites. The workshop package includes unlimited ongoing individual support and feedback after the day itself. Overall the workshop offers exceptional value for money and feedback is consistently positive.
The workshop is very interactive, geared towards dealing with all of your queries.
Travel Writing Workshop Location
The travel writing evening... Full details
This class is open to anyone who has a desire to write creatively. You can write at any standard and in any style such as fiction, non-fiction, drama and screenplay. This class is a workshop, meaning that the classes are based around discussing written work presented by the students. Some classes will be based around character, plot, form and style. You will have to write to deadlines, and you will receive constructive criticism and ideas every time you present work to the class. Your critical... Full details
High quality online content for your web, mobile and social presence is critical to your organisation's success. Copy has a massive impact on audience perceptions and is the best way to communicate, persuade and sell.
Our practical one day online writing course offers research-based best practice that has been shown to improve web page and email marketing performance by over 100%.
We will use many real-life examples and re-write exercises making this a fun day, that will help you to develop... Full details
Writing For Stage with National Theatre Writer SImon Vinnicombe:
Writing for the Stage with National Theatre Writer Simon Vinnicombe
For only £35 per day work alongside National Theatre Writer Simon Vinnicombe for four consecutive Saturdays. Saturday 31st January am - 4pm / 7th Feb /14th Feb / 21st Feb
Venue: YHA St Pancras, 79-81 Euston Road, London. NW12QE.
This is a great price for the opportunity to work with one of Britain's most popular playwrights.... Full details
Communicate in a voice that's professional, engaging and inspiring.
The world is changing: people increasingly expect to be entertained, for things to be easily accessible and intuitive. We are increasingly bombarded by communications, but the cognitive limit of our brains means we have to filter what we take in. Data journalism and infographics recognise these trends, but is the research world keeping up? This highly practical and interactive workshop shows how to apply some of the... Full details
Channel your inner J. K. Rowling, immerse yourself in the literature of Hemingway and dip your pen into the creative writing inkwell. Turn the ethereal words suspended in your mind into concrete, original and inspiring prose. Get to know and evolve your inner author when you learn creative writing.
What are the main things I’ll learn?
You’ll learn all about writing styles,...
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