Short Courses

Creative Writing

Come and develop your writing skills and confidence in a supportive environment that welcome both aspiring and more advanced writers. From ‘Find Your Voice’ to ’Fiction in Progress’ or ‘Experimental Writing’ - there is a course for you.

Courses marked as (credit) are open to all, however participants will be required to matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. Guidance on this process will be provided. Find out more about studying for credit here.

Please note that from September 2017, bookings for non-credit courses will close 8 days before a course start date. Bookings for credit courses will close 15 days before a course start date.

 

Term 1 Courses (Starting September 2017)

Daytime

Find Your Voice 1 (Credit)
Fiction Workshop

Evening

Find Your Voice 1 (Credit)
Short Story Writing (Credit)
Write That Story 1
Poetry in Practice
Ripping Scripts 1
Improve Your Fiction
Writing Young Adult Fiction

Term 2 Courses (Starting January 2018)

Daytime

Find Your Voice 2 (Credit)
Write That Story 1

Evening

Find Your Voice 2 (Credit)
Starting to Write (Credit)
Experimental Writing (Credit)
Ripping Scripts 2
Write That Story 2
Poetry in Practice
Write a Short Play
The Art and Craft of Children’s Fiction 1
Writing Creative Non-Fiction
Writing Fiction for New Media

Term 3 Courses (Starting April 2018)

Daytime

Find Your Voice 3 (Credit)
Short Story Writing (Credit)
Write That Story 2
Poetry in Practice

Evening

Writing Creative Non-Fiction
Shut Up & Write!
The Art and Craft of Children's Fiction 2

 

For all general enquiries relating to the course, such as places available or location, please contact COL by phoning +44(0)131 650 4400 or emailing COL@ed.ac.uk.

Our Course Organisers can help you with enquiries about the academic content of courses.

Martine Pierquin

  • Programmes: Creative Writing; Film, Media & Contemporary Cultures; Science & Nature

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