We require applicants to have at least 15,000 words of their novel written, plus a plan for the direction of the story, before the course commences.
To apply, please send the following documents to the relevant Programme Leader (contact details can be found below):
- the first 5,000 words of your story
- a 500-word synopsis
- a covering letter (no more than one page of A4) telling us a little about you
- please state your region of residence.
Please submit your work in a Word document, double-spaced.
South East England, South West England and Wales: [email protected]
Scotland and the North of England: [email protected]
Next course start date: January 2021*
Application deadline: 1st November 2020
You will be informed of the outcome of your application by mid-November.
Successful applicants will be required to pay the £295 deposit at the beginning of December 2020. To discuss payment options, please contact your Programme Leader.
Workshop dates TBC
NB: We do our utmost to ensure dates do not change from those stated prior to the course start date. However, on the rare occasion this happens, students will be given as much notice as possible.
*Although we provide both ‘in person’ and fully interactive online courses, depending on government guidelines, workshops will be hosted online until further notice.