Creative Writing for

Gain first-hand insight into the writing techniques of internationally renowned, bestselling authors, and benefit from the in-depth knowledge of our expert Editors and professional Tutors as you begin to establish yourself as a writer.


Next Start Date 22nd January
Delivery Online
Tutors Barbara Henderson and Guy Mankowski
Duration 10 Weeks - 5-10 hours per week
Price £499 (Payment plan available)
Future Course Dates 2018 12th March, 7th May


Constructing A

Learn the art of writing successful fiction while developing the creative and literary skills needed to progress your initial ideas towards completing the first draft of your novel.

Next Start Date 22nd January
Delivery Online
Tutor Barbara Henderson and Guy Mankowski
Duration 14 Weeks - 10-15 hours per week
Price £799 (Payment plan available)
Future Course Dates 2018 12th March, 7th May



Innovative Online Writer’s Studio

Receive private tuition and support from within your very own secure and easy to use online Writer’s Studio, accessible from anywhere and at any time.

Unlimited One-to-One Feedback

A qualified, experienced Tutor will provide you with guidance, support and individual feedback throughout the course.

Writing Community

Join a thriving online writing community and interact with your fellow writers within the course forums, sharing tips and ideas, when you want, day or night.

A Wealth of Knowledge

The Writers’ Academy creative writing courses have been developed by Penguin Random House using a wealth of experience acquired over almost a century as the world’s leading publishing house, along with new and exclusive content from its award-winning roster of authors and editors.

Editor’s Review

By completing a course you will get the opportunity to benefit from constructive feedback on how to improve your writing from an experienced Penguin Random House Editor for an extra fee of £150.

Q&A Sessions with Penguin Random House Editors

Q&A sessions within the course forum provide the ideal opportunity to ask questions of a professional editor about how they tackle issues such as creating engaging characters, conceivable dialogue and creating convincing worlds.

Flexible Study

Studying creative writing online enables you to study at times that suit you, allowing you to balance your writing, work, family and other commitments.

Certificate of Completion

On completion of your writing course you’ll receive a unique certificate as proof of your achievement.

Exclusive Discounts

All our writers receive an exclusive 40% discount on all Penguin Random House books, plus 25% off all ProWritingAid Premium licenses.




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