Retreat West provides a range of online creative writing courses to help you develop your novel writing and your short fiction 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.
Retreat West courses will help you become a better and more confident writer.
This year-long online creative writing course is for writers serious about getting their novel written and published. It will show you how to write a novel and provide 1-1 mentoring support all the way through. Amanda Saint has designed the course with CM Taylor and is delivering it in conjunction with Jericho Writers. The button below will take you to the course info and application form on the Jericho Writers website. Next start start date: March 2020
A 2-week intensive and immersive course to get you creating lots of new flash fiction stories by experimenting with point of view, narrative form and voice. Work with up to 12 other writers on the collaborative courses or start anytime when you work by yourself. Two versions available with varied prompts, readings and advice to get you writing flash fiction stories in many different voices and styles. Next group course start date: April 2020
Join us for a fun weekend of flash fiction writing focused on creating new pieces of work to hone and polish once the hard work is done. You’ll get discussions, readings and prompts to help you take your flash fiction writing to the next level. Includes online forum to share work. Next start date: February 2020
Join us for a whole month dedicated to creating micro fiction stories. Get a reading and a prompt every week day for a month to write tiny stories of 75 to 200 words. Online forum and detailed feedback on stories created during the month. Limited to 20 writers. More info coming in the new year. Next start date: June 2020