Retreat West provides a whole range of online creative writing courses to help you develop both your novel writing and your short story writing. Designed and delivered by published authors, they will help you create believable characters and worlds and write stories that will keep your readers enthralled.
From short masterclasses looking at individual elements of novel writing and perfecting your prose, to longer courses that will help you write a whole novel, Retreat West courses will help you become a better and more confident writer.
A mix of creative writing course with 1-1 mentoring and editorial reviews.
Get feedback and advice all the way through from novelist, publisher and Retreat West founder, Amanda Saint.
A 6-week course to plan a novel and get to know your characters and the world they live in.
Masterclasses looking at plotting, characterisation and the worlds your characters live in.
A 2-week intensive and immersive course to get you creating lots of new flash fiction stories.
A 6-week intensive course that will help you write stories that keep readers gripped.
Brilliant Beginnings (1 module masterclass)
Marvelous Middles (1 module masterclass)
Excellent Endings (1 module masterclass)
Writing Good Sex (1 module masterclass)
Writing Through the Senses (1 module masterclass)