Creative writing adult learning courses

About this subjectCreative writing

Make the important step from wanting to write to getting started. Set yourself on your way as a writer.

Learn about plot, structure and dialogue and bringing your characters to life on the page.

Our courses run over a period of weeks for a term. We have three terms in the year from September to July plus short courses at the start of summer. We also offer specific one-day workshops that run throughout the year. They cover topics like finding inspiration, plotting a novel, and flash fiction.

Enrolments open every term in March, July and November. If courses have already started you may still be able to join so please contact us.

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Course levels

We offer weekly courses for beginners and improvers. The courses will help you build your creative writing skills. They will help to boost your confidence in writing short stories, novels, and other forms. We will encourage you to explore your creativity and let your imagination run loose.

Courses cover developing ideas, creating realistic characters, plot structure, constructive discussion and feedback

Creative writing courses

Saturday and one day workshops

Each year we offer a variety of one day workshops that focus on a particular area.. They are ideal for anyone wishing to try creative writing or want to develop skills.

Saturday and one day workshops

Discounts and support with fees

We have many discounts and fee support options. These include money off your first course if you are a library member, Surrey Heritage user, or over 66.

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