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Writing Classes

 These courses will be taught online from 2021-2022


Introduction to Creative Writing   

University of Glasgow  Department of Short Courses 

Try your hand at different forms of writing – short stories, novels, poetry and drama – in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere. 

These ten-week courses run all year round, on Thursday afternoons from 1.00 – 3.00 pm.  They aren’t consecutive – you can start from the beginning whenever you choose to join.

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

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  • Thursdays from Sept 2021 – 10 weeks
  • Thursdays from January 2022 – 10 weeks
  • Thursdays from April 2022 – 10 weeks
  • Thursdays from July 2022 – 10 weeks


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 afternoons, from 1.00 – 3.00 pm.

Start date: Wednesdays, 6 April 2022

This course will be held online in 2022.


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.