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Collage Writing Room’s friendly, supportive, and affordable writing courses for adults run throughout the year and cover poetry, novels, short fiction, and life writing among other disciplines. The Summer 2020 programme is set to run online during the lockdown s via Zoom video link up - if you're new to Zoom, they'll help you set it up. It is free for you to use. Your course is only a few clicks away!


Finding the Poem with Paul Lyalls

Monday evenings, 6.45pm to 9.15pm June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13. Cost £125 (email to register and receive payment link).

This is a course for anyone who wants to liberate their creativity and immerse themselves in the joy of language. Playful, fun, entertaining, enlightening – explore your word power with Paul Lyalls. Complete beginners to poetry sought! Relative newcomers very welcome! Seasoned poets – come along too!

Short Fiction Workshop with Kiare Ladner

Wednesday evenings, 6.45pm-9.15pm June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15

Cost £125 (email to register and receive payment link)

Over six weekly sessions, we’ll workshop your own stories, linked stories, flash fiction or even micro fiction. If it’s short, we’re interested in how you can make it as powerful as possible. Our examination of the craft will range from the traditional to the experimental, from character-based to thematically driven, from stories that expand a moment to those that cover a lifetime.

Come along if you’d like to be inspired, motivated and challenged in your practice.

All levels welcome.

Inspire Your Writing with Sonia Lambert

Thursday mornings, 10.30am to 1pm June 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16.  Cost £125 (email to register and receive payment link).

This course is great for beginners and also for writers at any level who wish to generate lots of new ideas and material. This fun and playful course will use different creative writing exercises and prompts to get you working, in a friendly and supportive environment. We will set out from a new starting point each week, and experiment with different techniques and ways into prose writing, including objects, picture prompts and character sketches. All levels welcome!

As a Collage Writing Room student, you will also have the opportunity to join free, online Monday and Friday process and feedback groups to extend the value of your course.

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