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Writing a Speculative Fiction Novel

w/ Kaaron Warren, J.S. Breukelaar and guests

Writing a Speculative Fiction Novel

w/ Kaaron Warren, J.S. Breukelaar and guests
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For emerging fantasy, science fiction and horror novelists ready to dive in and commit to completing a novel, this rigorous three-stage course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning, applying essential skills in writing (and reading) to the specialised art of speculative fiction, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice toward completion of your project.

July 23, 2024
— April 12, 2025
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Writing a Novel Online

w/ Vivian Pham and guests

Writing a Novel Online

w/ Vivian Pham and guests
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For emerging novelists ready to dive in and make the commitment to complete a full manuscript, this rigorous three-stage course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing essential skills in writing and composition, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice.

July 23, 2024
— April 12, 2025
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Writing Historical Fiction

w/ Lauren Chater and guests

Writing Historical Fiction

w/ Lauren Chater and guests
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A fascination with history can be transformed into daring works of fiction. In this course, writers will discover opportunities to illuminate the past and learn how to shape and write compelling fiction based on rich historical sources. Whether your goal is to write short stories, a novella, or a full-length manuscript, this program will help open your mind to the creative possibilities of historical fiction.

August 6, 2024
— September 24, 2024
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Writing Short Stories

w/ Laura Elvery

Writing Short Stories

w/ Laura Elvery
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Short story writing requires an incredibly sharp skill set. This course will be your opportunity to shape a short story over the space of three weeks with award-winning author Laura Elvery, learning the tips and tricks necessary to crafting a captivating work of short fiction.

August 7, 2024
— August 21, 2024
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Kickstart Your Novel

w/ Pip Smith

Kickstart Your Novel

w/ Pip Smith
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This is where you start: the perfect place to develop both the technical skill and the narrative momentum to really get stuck into the novel you have been dreaming of beginning.

October 17, 2024
— December 5, 2024
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Writing Creative Nonfiction

w/ Rebecca Giggs, Fiona Wright and guests

Writing Creative Nonfiction

w/ Rebecca Giggs, Fiona Wright and guests
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For emerging nonfiction writers ready to leap in and get serious, this course begins with a focus on the creative essay and builds towards core competencies essential for embarking on a nonfiction book project. We will take your writing from the planning stage, through chapter by chapter drafting, to sketching out a detailed proposal for a publisher to consider.

February 18, 2025
— September 16, 2025
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Writing a Novel Online

w/ Carrie Tiffany and guests

Writing a Novel Online

w/ Carrie Tiffany and guests
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For emerging novelists ready to dive in and make the commitment to complete a full manuscript, this rigorous three-stage course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing essential skills in writing and composition, as well as establishing a dedicated writing practice.

February 25, 2025
— September 23, 2025
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