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 everyone. As a credit student, you will matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. For more information, please visit the Studying for Credit pages.

Studying for Credit

 

Booking Deadline

Courses will close for booking 8 days before the course start date. Book early to secure your place and avoid disappointment!

Term 1 Courses (from September 2019)

Daytime

Adaptation for Film

Find Your Voice 1 (Credit) 
Fiction Workshop 

Writing Creative Non-Fiction

Evening

Starting to Write (Credit - 20 weeks) 
Find Your Voice 1 (Credit) 
Write That Story 1 

Writing Flash Fiction 1

Ripping Scripts 1 
Improve Your Fiction 

Weekend

Fiction in Progress

Term 2 Courses (from January 2020)

Daytime

Find Your Voice 2 (Credit)
Write That Story 1
Writing Creative Non-Fiction

Evening

Writing Flash Fiction 2

Short Story Writing (Credit)
Ripping Scripts 2
Write That Story 2
The Art and Craft of Children’s Fiction 1

Term 3 Courses (from April 2020)

Daytime

Find Your Voice 3 (Credit)
Write That Story 2
Write a Short Play
Short Story Writing (Credit)

Evening

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

Writing Drama for Radio

Important Information

For enquiries about the content of the courses in this subject area, please contact the Course Organiser - Martine Pierquin - m.pierquin@ed.ac.uk

For all general enquiries, please contact us on 0131 650 4400 or COL@ed.ac.uk.