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Arvon is wrapping up its special ingredients and bringing them to JW3, London’s beautiful new Jewish arts and community centre on Finchley Road. Join us for an immersive writing experience, a powerful...more

Duration: 5 days

No Qualification

From£255

Full time
From£725

Literary translators write the world’s books for new readers. But how? To be a translator you need to be the closest of readers in one language, and the most accomplished and versatile of writers in...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£725

This week will explore where your writing comes from and examine how to make it connect powerfully with the reader. Work will focus on basic elements such as plot, character and place, and how using them...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750
From£750

Have you got a true story to tell? Whether you want to write a memoir, a biography, a family history or a travel narrative, every non-fiction writer is attempting to convey a story. This course will help...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£725

What makes something funny? How do you take your ideas and turn them into comedy gold? Whether you have work in development or you’re a complete beginner, this week is for you. We will cover every aspect...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£725

Full time
From£750

Where do you get ideas for sketches? Are there rules for writing a sitcom – and can you break them? Why are some words funnier than others? How does an idea go from script to screen? If you love comedy and...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£750

Are you a writer interested in making, or an artist who would like to explore new ways of incorporating text into your work? How does the physical format of the book affect the way in which we interpret a...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£750

This course will feature daily group sessions to explore melody, harmony, accompaniment, rhythm and lyrics. You will try creating songs in different genres, and there will be plenty of time for solo and...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£750

On this course you will be introduced to new writers, on the page and around the table; you will debate, and take a thorough look, guided by exercises and tutorials, at the craft of writing a novel....more

Duration: Variable

No Qualification

From£750
From£750

This is an opportunity to develop your script under the supervision of two award-winning industry professionals. Rather than workshops, you will have a one-to-one tutorial each day focusing on your...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£750

A course designed for confident writers who are keen to explore dramatic writing for radio, considering both the creative and the practical aspects of the art form. Alongside workshops, discussions,...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£725

For those who want to experiment with how the story can be told through song and drama. We will cover setting the scene, assailing the heart, making the point and moving the plot along. Each evening there...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£725

Bringing it to life. is a wonderful place to write, and children’s writers are always a friendly bunch. So join us to start/work on/complete that story. Whatever age-group you’re writing for, from picture...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£750

To get you writing in fresh ways, this course will focus on generating new work through different ‘habits of art’. As well as re-writing, re-reading and re-thinking, we will be celebrating the sheer joy of...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750
From£750

How do you find the centre of the life-writing story that you’re trying to tell? What are the bookends of that story? How do you begin and, importantly, how do you end? Over the week we will explore how...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750
From£750

Playwriting is one of the most exciting forms of writing, because you’re creating live action. This course will help you construction through to specific exercises and scene analysis, we’ll look at...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£725

Departures, arrivals, journeys: what happens when people migrate? What stories emerge from the contrasts between different worlds? And how do we go about telling these stories? On this course, we will...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£725

Full time
From£750

No two writers have the same relationship with writing, so yours is yours alone – and yours to discover. We will look at different approaches to fiction and poetry to help you build an...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£750

This week is aimed at anyone interested in editing their own fiction, to improve or sharpen it to make it the best it can be, the most like itself. The course will be as valuable to writers just starting...more

Duration: 5 DAYS

No Qualification

From£750

Full time
From£750

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

No Qualification

From£750
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