Whatever your writing ambitions, our online courses let you explore and develop your creativity and talent while learning how the professional writing world works.

We teach in small, friendly and supportive workshop groups, so you can discuss ideas, ask questions and share your writing with fellow learners as you work through the sessions. Learn more about how our courses work.

PWA courses: whether you’re bursting to write fiction, would like to use writing for professional or self-development, need to write for business, to develop your career or simply want to write for fun – our courses will develop your skills.

Faber Academy courses: we work in partnership with Faber Academy to offer courses for fiction writers at all stages of development. Choose from beginners’ fiction, novel writing, advanced fiction, or mini courses designed to help you explore and practise key writing and research skills.

John Yorke Story courses: delivered in partnership with John Yorke Story, these courses help you learn why all successful stories share a structure and how to apply it, based on the principles outlined in John Yorke’s bestselling book Into the Woods.

Cornerstones courses: we partner with leading trans-Atlantic literary consultancy Cornerstones to teach professional-level editing skills to help you take your manuscript from draft to submission-ready package, based on their bestselling book On Editing: How to Edit Your Novel the Professional Way.

Police Advisor courses: we work in partnership with former senior detective, Sunday Times bestselling author, and experienced police procedural advisor Graham Bartlett to help writers craft more authentic crime stories.

Book your place now — or if you’re looking to develop the creative talent in your organisation, talk to us about how we can customise our courses and workshops to your needs.


Faber Academy
John Yorke Story
Police Advisor