The programme is intentionally rigorous, and you should expect to spend around two hours per weekday writing as private study.
Four of these address, from a variety of different angles, the writing of fiction; the fifth course is devoted to creative non-fiction. This course is now full Wa2 - Writing short fiction I. Memory, imagination, research Wa4 - Writing non-fiction I. I now have more confidence in my abilities to write effectively under a time limit." Erin Burrows, Australia, 17 - 23 August 2019 Make the most of your programme by staying on for the August Creative Writing Retreat at the Institute's stunning 16th-century Madingley Hall, renowned for its beautiful gardens and award-winning cuisine.
Whichever course you choose you will be writing and submitting a creative piece of 350-400 words, four days a week. Group Wa: 9.15am – 10.45am and 1.45pm – 3.15pm Wa1 - The art and craft of fiction I. Lives - past and present Wa5 - Adventures in fiction I. Course Director-led writing exercise sessions start each day, and group members meet over meals, but the days are yours for self-directed work on your own projects in this inspirational setting.
Read more » Set around large secluded gardens, this graceful College is just across the road from your lecture rooms, yet still within easy walking distance of the bustling city centre.
Meals are served buffet-style and taken in the airy dining hall overlooking the beautiful gardens.