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46 Short story writing courses in the UK

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Introduction to Bishopsgate Institute

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

(4.7)
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Exploring the National Gallery

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£105£75

This writing course is for the short story enthusiast, whether novice or well practiced. The course will develop your understanding of how to shape and hone your stories, making reference to the different...more

Duration: 6 weeks

Beginner

Part time evening

No Qualification

£105£75
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morley college profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

Located 7 minutes from Waterloo station.

(4.4)
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Well-equiped workshop and so much to learn

I learned a lot on this course about working with metal. The workshop has lots o...more

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£135

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

Duration: 11 weeks

Part time day

No Qualification

£135

Introduction to Writers Bureau (The)

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

(2.3)
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£354£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

Online course £354£329 Instant book

Introduction to Working Men'S College

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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!

I thought this course was excellent. Equipment was spot-on, and the teacher was ...more

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£135

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

£135
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city lit profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK

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(4.5)
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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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£289

Designed to introduce you to the techniques of good fiction writing and to help you to complete a short story over ten weeks. This course is taught entirely online and the days and times are extremely...more

Duration: 12 weeks

Part time day

No Qualification

£289
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£20 Instant book

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

Online course £20 Instant book

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

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

£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

Multiple levels

Certificate of Attendance

Online course £240

Introduction to National Extension College

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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.

(4.1)
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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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£275

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

Certificate of Attendance

Online course £275
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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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£95 Instant book

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

No Qualification

£95 Instant book
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city university profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK
(4.4)
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Great PhD experience at LCS City University,London

Many research events going on including seminars, forums, research groups, confe...more

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£310

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

No Qualification

£310

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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

Duration: Variable

Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award

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Introduction to Mary Ward Centre

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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.

(4.7)
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Introduction to Diet and Nutrition part 1

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£81

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

No Qualification

£81

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stonebridge associated colleges profile who offer Short Story Writing courses In the UK
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Stonebridge College is a distance learning provider that lets students study in their own time, imposing no time constraints.

(4.8)
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Great course, excellent support

Shortly after starting a new job as a shop manager it was suggested that I compl...more

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£229.99

Writing Short Stories Course 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...more

Duration: Variable

Advanced

Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award

Online course £229.99

Introduction to City Of Bath College

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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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£53

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

No Qualification

£53

Introduction to West Dean College

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

£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

£225

Introduction to Arvon Foundation

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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.

They’re small enough to perch on the palm of your hand and so short it takes more time to smoke a cigarette – yet the best short-short stories linger long after the smoke has cleared. Now a boom area in...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

Short (less than 7 days)

No Qualification

Introduction to Workers Educational Association (Wea)

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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.

(4.0)
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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

This course might be free

Introduction to Kent Adult Education Service

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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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Clock repair

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

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£40

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

No Qualification

£40

Introduction to Open Study College

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(5.0)
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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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£379

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

Intermediate

External awarded qualification - non-accredited

Online course £379

Introduction to Aspire Sussex Limited

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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!

£50

L1245CB: 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: 5 weeks 10.00 hours

Part time

No Qualification

£50

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