Creative Writing Programme

New Writing South is proud to be a key partner in the Creative Writing Programme, one of the leading creative writing programmes in the South East. Our venue, The Writers’ Place, is home to many of the programme’s annual courses.

These programmes offer you an opportunity to develop your writing skills on a practical course of study, designed to university-level standards. You will work closely with your tutor and a small group of other writers, and through the Creative Writing Programme website you will be able to keep in touch with your course, contact fellow writers and read summaries and notes from your seminar sessions. With years of experience of teaching creative writing and an extensive knowledge of the publishing world behind them, Creative Writing Programme tutors are professionally committed to helping you develop your potential as a writer.

It’s not just what you learn on the programme that will aid your development as a writer; you will also build up a network of friends and contacts that will sustain your writing in the future.  Many writers who have come through The Creative Writing Programme have had their work published, performed or broadcast.

You can read more about the Creative Writing Programme here

Please note that all Creative Writing Programme courses will go on sale in April 2020. In the meantime please take a look at individual course pages for information about course content, dates and fees.

Terms and Conditions for all courses on the Creative Writing Programme

 

Creative Non-Fiction Programme, Brighton (Year 2)

29 September 2020 - 18 May 2021
The Writers' Place, Brighton

For writers who want to write a memoir, autobiography or collection of short stories based on true events or create a piece of imaginative life writing. This is the second year of a two-year course.
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Dramatic Writing on the Creative Writing Programme

30 September 2020 - 19 May 2021
The Writers' Place, Brighton

Develop your scriptwriting technique; write your own scripts and have them critically reviewed; gain a deeper insight into professional practice and have the opportunity to meet and work with professional writers
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Creative Non-Fiction Programme – Hastings

30 September 2020 - 19 May 2021
East Sussex College, Hastings

The aim of the programme is to help you understand how to write compelling narrative that will draw your reader into the world you have created in your writing, to have a good working understanding of the different forms of life writing and to be familiar and comfortable with the ethical and personal considerations at the heart of this genre.
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Advanced Poetry Workshops – Brighton

2 October 2020 - 2 July 2021
The Writers' Place, Brighton

For experienced poets looking to continue exploring your professional practice, writing technique and style in practical poetry workshops.
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Advanced Writing Workshops on the Creative Writing Programme

10 October 2020 - 17 July 2021
The Writers' Place, Brighton

A forum for writers who are committed to finishing novels, life writing projects or collections of short stories and who are looking for a critical and supportive audience for their work in progress.
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