Creative Writing for Beginners


26th November (10 weeks exc. holiday)

In this online course you’ll gain first-hand insight into the writing techniques of internationally renowned, best-selling authors, and benefit from the in-depth knowledge of our expert Editors and professional Tutors as you begin to establish yourself as a writer.

Constructing a Novel


26th November (14 weeks exc. holiday)

Learn the art of writing successful fiction while developing the creative and literary skills needed to progress your initial ideas towards completing the first draft of your novel.


Not at all, simply a passion for writing and the desire to become a writer. You certainly don’t need to have a collection of completed novels in your bottom drawer – although if you do, you’re also welcome to complete a course!
You will be required to commit to between five and fifteen hours of learning per week depending on the course you choose.
No, the Constructing a Novel course is suitable for all writers who have spent some time writing and are keen to make significant progress towards the completion of the first draft of their novel. If you are just starting out with your writing, then Creative Writing for Beginners is the course for you, but if you have already been writing for some time, or have taken other courses in creative writing in the past, then Constructing a Novel will help you to develop your writing skills even further.
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Yes, an experienced Support Team and a dedicated Technical Team are on hand to offer support Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
If you’re unable to work for a week during your course then please don’t worry. Although there are weekly activities to complete, there are no strict deadlines within the course, so you can work at your own pace. We would recommend that you spend some time catching up when you can, or try to work ahead beforehand. That way, you will be learning at the same pace as your fellow writers.
To take part in our creative writing courses online you’ll need to have access to a PC or Mac and to the internet, and to be familiar with using these. The operating system on your computer should be a minimum of OSX for a Mac and Windows 7 for a PC. If you’re unsure if you have a suitable system please call us on +44 (0)203 026 0810 or email
The Tutors on our online creative writing courses are highly qualified specialists. The Writers’ Academy has the same qualification and experience requirements for its Tutors as colleges and universities throughout the UK.
You have access to a private online discussion area and can communicate with your Tutor whenever you want to. They will aim to respond within 24 hours Monday to Friday.
If you have any further questions please email or give us a call on +44 203 026 0810 and we’ll be happy to help. We’re available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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