Ever wondered how to write more creatively? Taught by professional authors and editors, our practical creative writing courses will help you explore your writing and develop your storytelling skills.
- Study at a leading London university with more than a decade’s experience delivering short writing courses
- Develop your writing within a safe and supportive environment
- Our courses have helped many students build careers as successful authors
- Join a community that champions inclusion and diverse voices – we offer a scholarship for our Novel Studio programme for writers from low-income households.
Creative writing short courses at City
With an impressive track record of published alumni, a thriving writing community – online and in person, and strong links to the publishing industry, City’s short creative writing courses have everything you need as an aspiring author.
You’ll be guided by a teaching team of professional fiction writers and editors. From beginners to advanced, our courses will help you progress your writing to the next level.
Hone your writing style
We’ve helped many writers explore different storytelling techniques and find their writing style. Whether you’re trying your hand at children’s fiction or dedicating time to your novel, we have a course for you.
We know flexibility is key for our short course students. That’s why we arrange sessions in the evenings and over the weekend. Looking for something more intensive? We offer one-day workshops and summer schools too.
Find out more about our students’ journeys towards publication with the help of City short courses.