Summer Fiction School, January 13-15th 2017

Take the plunge. Immerse yourself in three days of writing craft on Auckland's lovely waterfront. A start-out course for anyone who wants to have a bit of fun, and learn some new fiction writing skills. We show you the basic techniques you need to tell a compelling story. 10am to 4pm over three days.

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Introduction to Creative Writing

Next Start: Thurs Feb 2 2017, 6-8pm ... or any time ONLINE. This eight week / module course is designed for anyone who would like to build their creative writing skills. It's taught in our waterfront room, or online, by Commonwealth Writers Prize-winning author John Cranna.

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Advanced Fiction / Memoir Course

This 12 week course, July to Sept, 2017, is open to graduates of our 30 Week Fiction Courses, those with a Masters of Creative Writing, or published novelists. It features discussion of student work; workshops by leading editors and successful novelists, including the fiction publisher at Penguin / Random House and the CEO of the Society of Authors.

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Fiction / Memoir Writing Course

Next Start: Sept, 2017. This 30 week course is for those who would like to write a work of fiction or a memoir. We help you find your own distinctive voice through workshops, exercises and supportive group feedback. The course features workshops by many leading NZ authors. We also match you to an established author for one-on-one mentoring.

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