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Writing Short Stories - The Next Step

Words and Ideas

This is a welcoming and practical workshop for students who have completed our Writing Short Stories course or are writing their own stories. From undiscovered authors to published writers, this suppo ...
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6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
02 October 2018 -
18 December 2018
INTERMEDIATE -
WR19108

Creative Writing

Words and Ideas

This course has been designed to inspire you and provide you with the tools to write. Through practical writing exercises, visualisations and storytelling, you will tap into your own stories as a rich ...
18:30 -
20:30
14 January 2019 -
18 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19203

Unreal City - London in literature, 1800 to today

Words and Ideas

On this six-week course, we’ll survey fictional representations of the metropolis. From William Blake’s apocalpytic Lambeth to Zadie Smith’s postcolonial north-west suburbs; from Dickens’s bustling pa ...
19:00 -
20:30
14 January 2019 -
18 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19201

Writing Short Stories

Words and Ideas

This course is for all short story enthusiasts, whether novice or well practised. You will develop your understanding of how to shape and hone your stories, making reference to the different short sto ...
18:30 -
20:30
15 January 2019 -
12 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19213

London in Poetry

Words and Ideas

This course will provide an overview of the poetry that has emerged from London since the end of the 18th century. It will consider how poets have responded to political events such as revolutions in ...
18:30 -
20:30
16 January 2019 -
20 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19211

The East End in Fiction and Fact

Words and Ideas

A one-day session exploring East London history via some of the vividly realised fiction written about its various districts in the years between 1820 and 1920. Among our tour guides are Dickens, GWM ...
11:00 -
16:00
26 January 2019 -
26 January 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19202

Writing Audio Drama (Radio and Podcasts)

Words and Ideas

A course for anyone interested in audio drama, whatever their experience or creative background. This course starts by getting to know the medium. We’ll explore the microphone as point-of-view, the au ...
10:30 -
16:30
02 February 2019 -
16 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19206

Speechwriting

Words and Ideas

This course is an introduction to speechwriting. It will be an opportunity to develop speechwriting skills through a blend of activities. We will look at some examples of famous speeches and analyse h ...
11:00 -
16:00
09 February 2019 -
09 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19207

An Introduction to LGBTQ+ Literature

Words and Ideas

Literature has often been a source of strength for LGBTQ people, of validation or understanding, and a space to enjoy the beauty in same-sex attraction. Part historical overview and part literary anal ...
10:30 -
16:30
09 February 2019 -
09 February 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19209

Writing Flash Fiction

Words and Ideas

Interested in writing really short stories? Explore flash fiction in this lively course, where we will experiment with writing little nuggets of narrative. We’ll take inspiration from contemporary exa ...
11:00 -
16:00
09 February 2019 -
02 March 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19214