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morley college profile who offer Short Story Writing courses  in the UK

Morley College London offers high-quality, affordable courses specialising in arts, culture and applied sciences.

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Finish the course with work to be proud of

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Learn how to develop and write your short story ideas via in-class writing exercises and...more

Duration: 11 weeks

Part time day

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Local, Friendly, Outstanding, Adult & Community College. We offer a diverse range of daytime, evening and weekend courses for adults aged 19+

(4.5)
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Great course, great value!

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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

Multiple levels

Part time day

No Qualification

From£135

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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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From£329 Instant book

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

Duration: 2 years

Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award

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bishopsgate institute profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

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

This is a Friday night course at the National. Its late opening creates an excel...more

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This course is for all short story enthusiasts, whether novice or well-practised. You will develop your understanding of how to shape and hone your stories, making reference to the different short story...more

Duration: 6 weeks

Multiple levels

Part time evening

No Qualification

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City Lit - where London learns

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Outstanding teaching!!

The biggest appeal of the Access Course to me was the speed of it. I didn’t want...more

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An introduction to the skills of short story writing. Learn strategies for finding, creating and narrating stories - how to start, how to keep going, how to finish, and how to avoid sacrificing...more

Duration: 11 weeks

Part time evening

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edistance learning profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK Online course
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Beauty Therapy Level 3

An excellent online course with good resources and feedback. Gave me the knowled...more

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The writing books and stories course can give you the skills to shape your writing into powerful short stories that are ready for publication. You may even be able to turn your hobby into a money-making...more

Duration: 200 hours

Advanced

External awarded qualification - non-accredited

Online course From£429 Instant book

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university of cambridge institute of continuing education profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

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

From£240

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

Duration: Variable

Beginner

Certificate of Attendance

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mary ward centre profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

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

Multiple levels

Different times are available for this course

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children's writing course

First time I have been to a writing course and have really enjoyed this experien...more

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We'll look at a variety of published stories and study what makes them successful, then put this larning to practice in our own work....more

Duration: 6 weeks

Multiple levels

Part time

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national extension college profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK Online course

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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Brilliant materials!

I started my combined science IGCSE in November 2014 and took my exams in May 20...more

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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

Duration: Variable

Beginner

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city university profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK
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Great PhD experience at LCS City University,London

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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

Beginner

Part time evening

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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

Duration: Variable

Multiple levels

No Qualification

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city of bath college profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

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

(4.7)
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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

Weekend

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west dean college profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

At West Dean College, all programmes are taught by practicing professionals, who are internationally renowned in their respective fields.

From£225

Learn how to introduce a complex emotional world into the stories you write. Through discussion, writing exercises and critical reading you will explore how taboo and setting can enable risk taking in...more

Duration: 2 days

Multiple levels

Short (less than 7 days)

No Qualification

From£225

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arvon foundation profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

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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Working towards a collection means understanding your strengths as a short-story writer and identifying through-lines in your work. We’ll look at archetypal story structures (and what you can learn from...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

Short (less than 7 days)

No Qualification

From£750

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workers educational association (wea) profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

The WEA is the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of high quality adult education with classes across the country.

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Sheffield Marquetry Group

The course is now independent. See web.mac,com/theegraeme. The course is inte...more

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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

Different times are available for this course

No Qualification

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kent adult education service profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

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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I have enrolled for a few terms now and I have gone from knowing nothing about c...more

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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

Weekend

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From£40

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open study college profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK
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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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Lauren

I am studying the Child Day Care level 3 course and I am really enjoying it. I l...more

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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

Duration: Variable

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External awarded qualification - non-accredited

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aspire sussex limited profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

There's never been a better time to join one of our exciting Adult Education courses available in a range of locations across West Sussex!

From£38.50

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

Duration: 1 Day

Short (less than 7 days)

No Qualification

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If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start and they can be a good source of income. This course will show you how to find ideas, how to put your stories together, and how...more

Duration: 3.5 hours

Multiple levels

Certificate of Attendance

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