Intermediate Creative Writing Course

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Helen Jukes is a writer and writing tutor. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Boston Globe, Port magazine, Aeon, and others. Her first book, A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings, was listed as a Book of the Year by Slate magazine, Book of the Month by BBC Countryfile, and Book of the Week by the London Review of Books. It was shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag non-fiction award. Helen teaches Life Writing at the University of Oxford, and lives with her daughter on the edge of the Peak District. Her next book, Mother, Animal, will be published in 2025.

Start Date: 3rd July, 2024

Duration: 6 Weeks

Fee: £160

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Step into the World of Intermediate Creative Writing: Unleash Your Storytelling Potential

Are you prepared to raise your creative writing abilities to new heights? Our online Intermediate Creative Writing Course beckons writers with prior experience or graduates of our Beginner’s Writing Course, providing them with an opportunity to refine their craft.

Personalised Guidance from Committed Instructors

Our skilled mentors eagerly await your submissions, ready to offer personalised feedback on a weekly basis. By entrusting your work for evaluation, you will gain priceless insights and expert guidance to elevate your writing.

Global Accessibility & Everlasting Access to Course Materials

Our courses are accessible to aspiring writers across the globe. Furthermore, even after the course concludes, you will retain lifelong access to all course materials, enabling you to revisit lessons for reinforcement whenever necessary.

High Demand & Early Registration

With the Intermediate Creative Writing Course in high demand, we strongly advise early registration to secure your place. Seize this golden opportunity to refine your writing skills and unleash your storytelling potential.

The Course at a Glance

This six-week online course offers a stimulating and flexible learning experience designed to accommodate busy schedules. With no fixed class times, you can progress through weekly text-based modules at your own pace, dedicating 2-3 hours per week to cultivate your writing prowess.

Each week, you’ll delve into new themes, delving into more intricate forms of creative writing. Engaging exercises will enhance your fiction writing and broaden your storytelling toolkit.

Course outline:

Lesson 1: Building on Beginner

The first lesson guides the participant through an overview of some basic creative writing tips. It also informs them how to improve their work more generally. There is also a chance to improve a piece of work you have already written.

Lesson 2: Different Perspectives

The second lesson focuses on improving character in creative writing. It guides the participant through writing from multiple perspectives.

Lesson 3: Writing Time

The third lesson guides the participant through non-linear storytelling. We define what this term means, discuss examples, and try writing in this style yourself.

Lesson 4: Writing Symbolically

The fourth lesson guides the participant through creating compelling symbols in their work. We define what a symbol is and look and examples of symbolism in fiction before creating a short story centred around a symbol yourself.

Lesson 5: How to Adapt

The fifth lesson guides the participant through adapting their favourite story. We discuss the adaptation process and have a go at adapting something yourself.

Lesson 6: Flash Fiction

The sixth lesson guides the participant through another challenging form of writing: flash fiction. We define what flash fiction is and try writing it yourself.

Embark on the Journey

Join us on this voyage of creativity and unearth the writer within you. Register now for our Intermediate Creative Writing Course and let your imagination take flight!

Start Date

3rd July


6 Weeks




Helen Jukes
Beginners Creative Writing Course