Creative writing schools, centres, residences, online courses

rimbaud-1Creative writing schools, writers’ centres, workshops, residencies, university creative writing studies: a list of top websites


PHD courses *

Online PHD U.K.
Free assistance about choosing the best suited online PhD programs for professionals who wish to pursue post-graduate education and uplift professional worth.

Advice from University academics about PhD Programs at Online PhD U.K. Degrees
This site is a compilation of free guides and advice by practicing university academics. They also provide free information and guidance for PhD Scholarships. They have been providing this Free service for 8 years since 2007.

English language courses *

The Online English Degree Resource aims to be the premier resource for students interested in pursuing a degree in English at any level. The site not only gives you the raw facts and statistics on English, but also personal experiences and advice regarding English education and working as an English professional, all in an effort to provide you with everything you need to decide whether or not studying English is right for you.

Workshops, creative writing schools, writers’ centres *

Antioch Writers’ Workshop

Australian College of Journalism

Australian Communication and Writing Courses Online
Open Colleges

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Gotham Writers’ Workshop
Creative Writing Classes in New York and online. Teaching more than 7000 students a year, Gotham is a leading creative writing school in NYC and the United States.

London School of Journalism
The London School of Journalism provides journalism courses, freelance classes and creative writing courses by distance learning, and as evening classes, short day-time courses and postgraduate diploma courses.

London Writing Workshops
Intensive and inspiring short creative writing courses suitable for all levels of experience.

ShawGuides: Writers Conferences & Workshops
ShawGuides: Comprehensive worldwide guides to educational travel and creative career programs.

U.K. creative writing schools and workshops.
A website list from The British Council.

Wired for Books
Poems, stories, plays, essays, lectures, and interviews for children and adults.

The Writers Bureau
The Writers Bureau was formed to provide a practical resource that would help people through their writing apprenticeship. The vision was to create a course that anyone, regardless of age or educational background, could benefit from.
A home-study creative writing course written by professional writers. Expert personal guidance from your tutor.

Writers Online Workshops
From Writer’s Digest, offering interactive, instructor-led online creative writing courses in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and memoir writing.
Writing.Com, an online community for writers of all interests and skill levels, has been going strong since 2000. They provide a creative environment for authors, offering advice on writing a book, hundreds of unique writing tools and opportunities for creation and inspiration.

Writing School Leicester
Writing School Leicester is a specialist creative writing school taught by practicing writers and journalists.

Writers’ Resources *

See also: Literary Publishers and Agents, Advice
Award-winning, online advice page for writers, publishers, agents, marketing.

Writers’ resources. Workshops, publishing, networks, young writers.

Writers Write
Writer’s resources. Publishers, articles, author interviews, author directory.

Online courses *

Open Culture: Free Courses Online
Free Literature courses online from the world’s leading universities. You can download these audio & video courses straight to your computer or mp3 player.

Colleges with Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Harvard University online English Literature courses.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel.