Summer Fiction School, January 12-14th 2018

Take the plunge. Immerse yourself in three days of writing craft. A start-out course for anyone who wants to have a bit of fun, and learn some new fiction writing skills. We show you the basic techniques you need to tell a compelling story. 10am to 4pm over three days.

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Introduction to Creative Writing

Next Start: Thurs August 17th 2017, 6-8.30pm ... or any time ONLINE. This six week / eight module course is designed for anyone who would like to build their creative writing skills. It's taught in our downtown CBD meeting room, or online, by Commonwealth Writers Prize-winning author John Cranna.

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Advanced Fiction / Memoir Course

This 12 week course, July to Sept, 2017, is open to graduates of our 30 Week Fiction Courses, those with a Masters of Creative Writing, or published novelists. It features discussion of student work; workshops by leading editors and successful novelists, including the fiction publisher at Penguin / Random House and the CEO of the Society of Authors.

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Fiction / Memoir Writing Course

Next Start: Sept, 2017. This 30 week course is for those who would like to write a work of fiction or a memoir. We help you find your own distinctive voice through workshops, exercises and supportive group feedback. The course features workshops by many leading NZ authors. We also match you to an established author for one-on-one mentoring.

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