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Nottingham Leicester ∗ Derby

Click the headings or scroll down to see what our programmes have to offer in each city over the next year. Click on a course to find out more about it and book your place. Many of our courses and Special Events fill up quickly, so early booking is advised.

Before booking any of our courses, please do read our terms and conditions.

DERBY COURSES

Spring Term (2017)

WSD008 Writing My Novel: Getting Started with Julia Ibbotson
Day and Time: Saturday, 21 January to 11 February 2017, 10am-12pm Cost:  £75, £65 Conc.

WSTUT16 Tutorials (various tutors throughout the year)
Venue, time & date: To be decided with tutor Cost: £110

LEICESTER COURSES

Autumn Term (2016)

WSL601 Writing Workshop 1 with Maxine Linnell
Date: 20 Sep – 15 Nov 2016 Cost: £144, £128 conc.

WSL602 A Taste of Poetry with John Gallas
Date: 12 October 2016 Cost: £27, £24 conc.
WSL603 The Prose Poem Masterclass with Mimi Khalvati (SPECIAL EVENT)
Date: 22 October 2016 Cost: £50, £45 conc.
WSL604 Starting to Write Fiction with Divya Ghelani
Date: 25 Oct – 13 Dec, 2016 Cost: £144, £128 conc.
WSL605 Making Poems with Jacqueline Gabbitas
Date: 29 Oct 2016 – 18 Feb, 2017 Cost: £144, £128 conc.
WSL606 Writing for Children & YA with Alex Gutteridge
Date: 3 Nov – 15 Dec (no session 24 Nov) Cost: £108, £96 conc.

Spring Term (2017)

WSL607 Finding the Rhythm with Wayne Burrows
Date: 12 Jan – 9 March, 2017 Cost: £144, £128 conc.
WSL608 Writing Workshop 2 with Maxine Linnell
Date: 17 Jan – 14 March, 2017 Cost: £144, £128 conc.
WSL609 Poetry Writing Workshop with Lydia Towsey
Date: 24 Jan – 21 March, 2017 Cost: £144, £128
WSL610 Short Story Masterclass with Jacob Ross (SPECIAL EVENT)
Date: 28 January 2017 Cost: £55, £50 conc.
WSL611 Writing Romantic Fiction with Sue Moorcroft (SPECIAL EVENT)
Date: 13 February 2017 Cost: £55, £50 conc.

Summer Term (2017)

WSL612 Novel Writing Workshop with Rod Duncan
Date: 25 April – 20 June, 2017 Cost: £144, £128 conc.
WSL613 Tell Your Own Story with Maxine Linnell
Date: 2 May – 13 June, 2017 Cost: £108, £96 conc.
WSL615 Fine-tune Your Manuscript with Richard Sheehan
Date: 27 May, 2017 Cost: £55, £50 conc.
WSTUT16 Tutorials (various tutors throughout the year)
Venue, time & date: To be decided with tutor Cost: £110

NOTTINGHAM COURSES

Autumn Term (2016)

WSN-SHORT Book all 3 The Short of It courses for a discount – with Victoria Villasenor WSN601+ WSN608+WSN613 bundle £40 saving before 1st Sept 2016
WSN-CHAP Book all 3 Writing Your Novel courses for a discount – with Megan Taylor WSN603+WSN610+WSN615 bundle £40 saving before 1st Sept 2016

WSN601 The Short of It: Short Story Writing for Beginners with Victoria Villasenor
Date: 8 Sept – 6 Oct, 2016 Cost: £75, £65 conc. (Short Blocks Bundle Offer – see WSN-SHORT)
WSN602 Self-Editing Crash Course with Victoria Villasenor
Date: 17 September, 2016 Cost: £55, £50 conc.
WSN603 Writing Your Novel: Inspiration and Perspiration with Megan Taylor
Date: 24 Sept – 22 Oct, 2016 Cost: £90, £80 conc.
WSN604 Art Into Words (Making Beauty, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva exhibition) with Clare Harvey
Date: 8 October, 2016 Cost: £25, £20 conc.
WSN605 Writing for the Commercial Fiction Market with Sue Moorcroft
Date: 20 October, 2016 Cost: £27, £24 conc.
WSN606 Writing Horror Fiction with Alex Davis
Date: 29 October, 2016 Cost: £55, £50 conc.
WSN607 Getting into Non-Fiction Writing with Graeme Marsh
Date: 12 Nov, 2016 Cost: £55, £50 conc

Spring Term (2017)

WSN608 The Short of It: Short Story Writing with Victoria Villasenor
Date: 19 Jan to 9 Feb, 2017 Cost: £75, £65 conc. (Short Blocks Bundle Offer – see WSN-SHORT)
WSN609 Values and Ethics in Fiction Writing with Kerry Young (SPECIAL EVENT)
Date: 21 Jan, 2017 Cost: £55, £50 conc.
WSN610 Writing Your Novel: Writing and Workshopping with Megan Taylor
Date:28 Jan to 25 Feb, 2017 Cost: £90, £80 conc.
WSN611 Between the Sheets: Erotica Writing Workshop with Victoria Villasenor
Date: 16 February, 2017 Cost: £55, £50 conc.
WSN612 Writing Blogs and Audience Building with Shreya Sen-Handley (SPECIAL EVENT)
Date: 18 March, 2017 Cost: £55, £50 conc.

Summer Term (2017)

WSN613 The Short of It: Short Story Writing Portfolio Workshop with Victoria Villasenor
Date: 20 April to 25 May, 2017 Cost: £110, £100 conc. (Short Blocks Bundle Offer – see WSN-SHORT)
WSN614 Researching & Writing the Perfect Murder
with Stephen Booth and Stuart Gibbon (SPECIAL EVENT)

Date: 8 April, 2017 Cost: £65, £58 conc.
WSN615 Writing Your Novel: Revising and Submitting with Megan Taylor
 Date: 6 May to 3 June, 2017 Cost: £90, £80 conc.

WSN618 Picture Books and Middle Grade
with Jonathan Emmett and Helena Pielichaty (SPECIAL EVENT)

Date: 24 June, 2017 Cost: £65, £58 conc.
WSTUT16 Tutorials (various tutors throughout the year)
Venue, time & date: To be decided with tutor Cost: £110

If there are topics you would like see developed into a short course please let us know by emailing courses@writingschooleastmidlands.co.uk  or telephone 0115 9597929.

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