Writing courses

NB. These are all non-fiction and UK based unless stated …

Correspondence Courses

British College of Journalism
Online freelance journalism course.

London School of Journalism
Distance learning courses in news journalism, feature writing, sports writing, travel writing and more.

The Memoir Writing Club
Online memoir writing course.

UK Writers College
Courses in journalism, non-fiction, social media, editing and more.

Writers Bureau Creative Writing Courses
Courses on non-fiction, article writing, and a comprehensive writing course (both non-fiction and fiction).

Writing Magazine’s Writers Online
Courses on article writing and freelance journalism, making the most of your life experiences, and others.


Day School / Residential Courses

Writing non-fiction / life writing, food writing, and more.

Creative Writers’ Workshop (Ireland)
Memoir writing retreat in Galway.

Faber Academy
Mostly fiction, but occasional non-fiction (life writing) courses.

Guardian Masterclasses
Courses in journalism, digital media and more.

Moniack Mhor
Courses in travel writing, nature writing and memoir (and fiction too).

Swanwick Writers’ Summer School
Residential writing school taking place in mid-August, with specialist and short courses in life writing, non-fiction, grammar, research and more.

Travellers’ Tales
Travel writing and journalism, holidays and workshops.

Ty Newydd
Occasional non-fiction courses, including in Welsh.

Writers & Artists
Masterclasses and events, how to get published, writing a memoir, and more.

Writing School East Midlands
Mainly fiction, but occasional non-fiction courses.

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