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 (Starting September 2018)

Daytime

Find Your Voice 1 (Credit) 
Fiction Workshop 

Evening

Starting to Write (Credit) *NEW 20 week course*
Find Your Voice 1 (Credit) 
Write That Story 1 
Poetry in Practice 
Ripping Scripts 1 
Improve Your Fiction 

Term 2 Courses (Starting January 2019)

Daytime

Find Your Voice 2 (Credit)
Write That Story 1

Evening

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

Term 3 Courses (Starting April 2019)

Daytime

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

Evening

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

 

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

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