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Two-Day Short Course: Funding for Writing Projects Dec 19

This two half-day course will look at what types of writing projects might attract public and private funding and how to make a good application. It will focus on funding from Arts Council England through their Lottery Project Grants scheme and their Developing Your Creative Practice scheme. The course will look at the qualities of […]

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One-Day Short Course: Storytelling

Saturday 16 November 2019, 10am-4pm. Lunch is not included. Birmingham & Midland Institute   Storytelling is one of our oldest and most potent art forms. In this interactive, and creative workshop we will be exploring the gems of this oral tradition that can be applied to any story you are currently developing. A beguiling traditional […]

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Short Course: Writing Thrillers

Thursdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 7, 14, 21, 28 November and 5 December 2019 Birmingham and Midland Institute Thrillers and crime novels now outsell all other fiction, responsible for an astonishing 18.7 million book sales in the UK in 2017. They might be popular, but in a crowded marketplace, how do we ensure our thriller […]

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Short Course: Writing Short Stories

Tuesdays, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, on 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 October 2019 Birmingham & Midland Institute A five-week short course on writing short stories, whilst drawing inspiration and learning from past masters. The short story is a unique literary form, and one well-suited to current times. If you have ever considered writing short fiction, […]

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One-Day Short Course: Overcoming Writer’s Block

Saturday 28 September 2019, 10am-4pm. Birmingham & Midland Institute   The fear of the blank page, or the fear of finishing a piece of writing, strikes writers of all genre, at any stage of their career. In this practical one-day course, trainer and writer Gulara Vincent will guide you through your writer’s block, and show […]

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Short Course: Starting to Write (Prose & Scripts)

Wednesdays, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, on 11, 18 & 25 September, and 2 & 9 October 2019 Birmingham & Midland Institute A five-week short course on both the creative and the practical aspects of writing novels, short stories and scripts. You’ll create characters, plan plots and discuss dialogue as you write from scratch or develop work […]

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SOLD OUT Short Course: Advanced Poetry II

Tuesdays, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, on 4, 11, 18, and 24 June and 2 July 2019. Writing West Midlands office, Zellig, B9 4AT THIS COURSE IS NOW SOLD OUT. What gives a poem its interest, as a poem, besides its subject matter? Any answer to that question leads to the poem’s use of language – of […]

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One-Day Short Course: Dark and Speculative Fiction

Explore the darker reaches of the human experience from your notebook or laptop: join us for a one-day workshop which subverts the “normal” and uncovers other worlds, other realities and alternative stories. The course will explore what dark fiction is, as well as discussing the best writing and publishing in the genre at the moment. […]

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