Take a Creative Writing Course in Edinburgh

Have you been looking for an excuse to get stuck in creative writing? Well, look no further! Skriva Writing School in Edinburgh offers one-off workshops as well as longer courses for writers of all abilities. Don’t be shy if you’ve never done any creative writing before, they welcome beginners and aim to create a friendly relaxed environment where your creativity can flourish. They do courses in Novel writing, Screenwriting, Non-fiction writing, Short stories, Poetry, and writing for the stage, the radio and even graphic novels! With so many options you’re bound to find a class and a price point to suit you!

Where can I find creative writing classes in Edinburgh?

Skriva Writing School in the West End offer tons of different writing workshops and courses, they even offer mentorship programmes and run writing/editing groups on a regular basis.

They are also committed to making their classes and the writing industry as a whole more inclusive to people of all backgrounds. Their teaching puts an emphasis on writing from a place of personal truth, aiming to teach you all the technical skills you’ll need to craft your authentic creative voice with the help of excellent professional tutoring. If you’re looking to kick your writing into the next gear then this is a great place to start.

  • Prices vary depending on the length of the course starting £- for one-off workshops and up to £1850 for 6-month courses
  • Check the website for dates of courses  (one starts after the previous one have finished)
  • Some longer courses require you to submit a writing sample via email
  • Currently, their courses are held over Zoom but they aim to return to in-person teaching soon

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