10th birthday – FLASH SALE!

Big Smoke turns 10 today (August 27th) – and to celebrate, we’re having a FLASH SALE with discounts on many of our upcoming courses for the next 72 hours only (or until our special-offer places run out, whichever comes first)! Use the links below to benefit from the discounts and do feel free to share this newsletter with…

Autumn schedule now available!

Our autumn creative writing workshops are open for booking now. Here’s what’s on offer: For complete beginners: Introduction to Creative Writing (Mondays, from 16th September) Beginning to Write Fiction (Tuesdays, from 24th September) Introduction to Creative Writing (Wednesdays, from 11th September) Beginning To Write (Thursdays, from 26th September) Introduction to Creative Writing (Saturdays, from 28th…

Some new courses for March – including follow-on courses for current/past participants

Hello all – just a quick note to let you know about our March (and April) workshops, several of which are specifically designed for people who’ve already taken an intro or beginner class with us. Take a look below… * Creative writing courses and workshops for those who’ve already taken an intro/beginner course: Creative Writing…

November 2018 courses open for booking now!

Here’s what we have coming up in November! For complete beginners: Intro to Creative Writing (Wednesdays, from 7th November) Start Writing *1-day winter special* (Saturday 17th November) Suitable for complete beginners and/or for newcomers to the form/genre: Introduction to Memoir (Saturdays, from 3rd November) Intermediate or advanced workshops: *in-house workshops only* One-day workshops: Fairytales Revisited (Saturday…