New Unthank School Creative Writing Courses for Spring 2016


The Unthank School of Writing is now taking registrations for creative writing evening classes in Norwich. All courses will kick off on the week starting January 11th.

Learn How to Write with the Best Team Around

Whatever stage you’re at, just starting out, or working on a long-term project, whether you’re a novelist or short story writer or want to write for film and TV, we have the expertise to help you grow your stories and hone your craft.

We offer ten-week introductory courses and practical workshops for people with work in progress. We respond to what you want to achieve, whatever your form, genre or subject.

More than Just a Creative Writing School

Our classes offer the depth of university courses at a fraction of the cost but are taught in a friendly, convivial atmosphere. There’s plenty of opportunity to socialise and become part of the wider Unthank community that includes book publishing and live events. We’ll be launching two books and hosting two Project U events during this session in addition to our yearly collaboration with Words and Women.

Spring 2016 Courses

Writing for TV Drama: An Introduction to Soaps and Serials with Lilie Ferrari


Using group discussion, readings, viewings and practical exercises, you will learn the basic mechanics of writing a script for TV and find out how to get into TV writing with Lilie Ferrari, former chief script editor and writer for East Enders.

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 An Introduction to Writing Fiction with Sarah Bower


Using a mixture of readings, practical exercises and discussion, participants in this writing workshop learn all about the basics of writing compelling and publishable fiction with Sarah Bower, author of Needle in the Blood, Erosion and other novels.

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Advanced Fiction Workshop with Ashley Stokes


An Unthank School specialty, these advanced creative writing groups are a good option for writers who have completed an introductory course but who now want to experiment further and work on their own stories or projects under the aegis of Ashley Stokes, author of Touching the Starfish and The Syllabus of Errors and editor of the Unthology series.

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Writing the Novel, a 25-week course with Sarah Bower and Ashley Stokes


Learning from examples and discussion, Writing the Novel is perfect for those seeking a more sustained course designed to help them settle on a novel idea and produce a first draft. Includes an in-depth assessment of 10,000 words of a novel.

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