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Our long courses are specially designed to help you take your writing practice deeper. They are ideal for writers of all levels who want the opportunity to work closely with an established writer and explore a topic more thoroughly so you can continue to refine and improve your writing.

Crime Novel Intensive with Anna Snoekstra

Workshops (in person at The Wheeler Centre): Saturdays 3 February,
2 March, 18 May, 10AM – 4PM
Seminars (online): Thursdays 8 February and 4 April, 6.30–8PM

Join award-winning, best-selling crime writer Anna Snoekstra for an intensive deep-dive into all aspects of writing crime. This long course mixes full-day in-person workshops and online seminars to cover the elements of excellent crime writing.

Portrait of Ellie Marney

Self-Publishing in Depth with Ellie Marney

In-person at The Wheeler Centre
Saturdays 17 February, 24 February, 2 March, 10AM – 4PM

A practical, three-day intensive designed to outfit you with all the skills and information you need to successfully self-publish – from essential knowledge to more advanced tricks. As Beth Revis said, ‘Welcome to the world of publishing. BYOB.’

Love Poetry with Lucy Van

Sundays 21 April, 5 May, 19 May, 10AM – 4PM

The Ancient Greek love poets had an epithet for Eros – limb-loosener – describing a force so powerful it dissolves the joints and disjoins the body. In this course, you will turn to and loosen three stages of love poetry in the Western tradition, developing your own writing in the process.

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