April/May courses

Just a reminder that our current term will be conducted online through live video-chats (at the usual times) and supported by email/online forums. Here’s what’s starting next week – last chance to book in! Children’s and YA Fiction (Mondays, starting 20th April), 4 weeks, 6.30-8.30pmIntroduction to Creative Writing (Tuesdays, from 21st April), 4 weeks, 6.30pm-8.30pmBeginning To Write…

Covid-19 updates

Hello all! We are currently not holding in-person workshops, for obvious reasons. Workshops which are already in progress have been moved over to an online format. Our evening classes scheduled to take place after Easter will run online at the usual times, i.e. 6.30pm-8.30pm GMT, with live video chats. (We will be adding daytime workshops…

January 2020 courses

Here’s what we have coming up for you after Christmas: Introduction to Creative Writing (Wednesdays, from 15th January) 4 weeks Beginning To Write (Wednesdays, from 22nd January) 8 weeks Creative Writing Follow-On (Wednesdays, from 22nd January) 4 weeks Intermediate Creative Writing (Thursdays, from 23rd January) 6 weeks Writing a Book (Thursdays, from 23rd January) 8 weeks Starting A Novel (Saturdays…

New courses starting soon!

Quick update/alert about new course start dates: Beginner Courses Beginning to Write Fiction (Mondays, from 4th November) Introduction to Creative Writing (Wednesdays, from 6th November) Introduction to Creative Writing (Tuesdays, from 12th November) Continuation/Kickstart Courses Creative Writing Follow-On (Mondays, from 4th November) One Day Workshops and Seminars Creativity Workshop (Saturday, 9th November) Experimental Fiction (Saturday…

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…