Writing Classes

 Courses will be taught online and/or face-to-face in 2022-23


Introduction to Creative Writing   

University of Glasgow  Department of Short Courses 

book image pad and glassesTry your hand at different forms of writing – short stories, novels, poetry and non-fiction – in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. 

These ten-week courses run all year round.  They aren’t consecutive – you can start from the beginning whenever you choose to join. Some sessions are taught via Zoom, others face-to-face in a classroom.

Introduction to Creative Writing is suitable for writers of all levels, but nervous beginners are especially welcome.  


  • Block 1: Thursdays 19:00-21:00      From 22 September 2022 – 23 November 2022 (via Zoom)
  • Block 2:  Thursdays 13:00-15:00      From 12 January 2023 to 16 March 2023 (via Zoom)   
  • Block 3: Wednesdays 19:00-21:00       From 28 June 2023 to 30 August 2023 (face-to-face) 
  • Block 4: Wednesday 19:00-21:00       From 28 June 2023 to 30 August 2023 (face-to-face)

Download the Introduction to Creative Writing timetable.


Contact me here for further details, or book your place here.



Creative Writing: Workshop   

 University of Glasgow  Department of Short Courses

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This ten-week course introduces students to various styles of creative writing, including different narrative techniques, voices and perspectives. Suitable for experienced writers and complete beginners.

Creative Writing: Workshop runs on Wednesday evenings, from 7.00 – 9.00 pm.


From 11 January 2023 to 15 March 2023


This course will be held online in 2023.


Download the Creative Writing Workshop timetable 2018-19.

Contact me here for further details, or book your place here. 


For more information about Glasgow University’s Short Courses Department, visit the website here.