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A hands-on introduction to the art of writing short stories. You will receive technical advice, creative exercises to generate ideas, and feedback from an experienced...more

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The courses have been designed to fit easily into people's busy lives, with classes at lunchtimes, evenings and weekends.

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Exploring the National Gallery

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This is a welcoming and practical workshop for students who have completed our Writing Short Stories course or are writing their own stories. From undiscovered authors to published writers, this...more

Duration: 6 weeks

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At Open Study College we have not only the right course but more importantly the right study method

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Study how to write short stories, novels, and screenplays for radio and television using professional writer's techniques. You will also learn about the practical challenges of being a published...more

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Our full-time and part-time Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Fashion or Media prepare you for further study at university. Aged 16+

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This ten week course is for those wanting to develop their creative writing skills in both poetry and short stories. We will explore short fiction forms such as fables and flash fiction and expand your...more

Duration: 10 Weeks

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The Writers Bureau - home study courses - expert tutors - friendly support. Learn how to write, get published and paid. Established 1989.

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This course enables students to learn how to find ideas, how to develop their imagination and create their own individual style, how to prepare a novel; about plotting, characterisation and dialogue,...more

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The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) offers part-time and short courses for adults of all ages.

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The short story is often described as one of the most satisfying literary genres, both to read and to write. This course encourages students to identify how these stories ‘work’ by considering classic...more

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Introduction to Creative Short Courses At Nottingham Trent University

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Whether you’re a beginner or a professional, our short courses provide professional training so that you learn in an enjoyable environment.

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I honestly enjoyed every bit of this course, from beginning to end!

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Do you have an idea for a short story but don’t know how to begin? Or maybe you’ve an idea for a novel but writing a shorter version will help you get started? On this course you’ll be guided through...more

Duration: 2 days

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Arvon runs courses and retreats for writers in historic writing houses where participants live and work in a creative secluded surrounding.

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Have you written a number of stories? Are they on different themes, in a variety of styles? Are you thinking, what do I do now? How do I arrange a collection? We want to hear your plans, offer you advice...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

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The course curriculum at National Extension College is developed by subject experts and is designed especially to suit the home learning experience.

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The follow-on from NEC’s Creative Writing, this course focuses specifically on the techniques of short-story writing – to help you locate what you want to say and express it with skill and assurance. Each...more

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This course enables both new and experienced writers to gain confidence in exploring and developing their creativity through class exercises and discussion. You will learn practical writing skills such as...more

Duration: 10 Weeks

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Explore the entire process of creating a short piece of fiction, develop ideas into coherent, satisfying narratives and re-work into a finished form. Time is spent on analysis of classic short stories,...more

Duration: 3 days

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Friendly, Adult Education Centre in the heart of London. From Yoga to Excel, enjoy a wide range of affordable part-time courses at times to suit you.

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Introduction to Diet and Nutrition part 1

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This course is for beginners and established writers who want to improve short story writing skills. Students will hone skills in character development, imagery and setting, theme, voice, effective...more

Duration: 8 weeks

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Stonebridge College is a distance learning provider that lets students study in their own time, imposing no time constraints.

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It was once said that a short story is "something that can be read in an hour and remembered for a lifetime." But writing short stories don't just emerge by luck. Rather, they require a comprehensive,...more

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Bath College, students can choose courses from business and culinary to floristry and screenwriting.

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Good course challenging but fun

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In this course, you will: learn approaches and techniques to structure a short story; devise a plot to create an engaging narrative; discover how to capture mood and character and how to build a scenario...more

Duration: 1 day

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Excellent course

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The course consists of workshops, focus groups, independent writing time and peer assessment. We will look at some of the basic concepts in story telling, including how to create vivid and engaging...more

Duration: 3 days

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We offer everyone an opportunity to learn something new or gain qualifications from over 3,500 courses, taught by inspiring tutors.

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What makes a pile of words into a short story?, This creative writing course in Canterbury will provide you with a chance to explore what makes a story work. Why some stories capture the imagination and...more

Duration: 5 Hours

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The Easy Way to Write Short Stories That Sell will enable you to plan, write, submit, and sell your own commercial short stories, whether you want to get published by magazines, e-zines and/or in...more

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Start your writing journey today! If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start. In this course you’ll learn all the essential elements of short story writing, discover...more

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B1262CF: The aim of the course is to explore the short story form and experiment with your writing. We will also cover editing and polishing your stories. . Writing and short story structure. Tips and...more

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If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start and agreat source of income. This course, led by author Jane Bettany, will show you how to find ideas, put your stories together...more

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