Creative writing courses taught by New Zealand’s leading authors
We believe everyone is creative, everyone has a story to tell, and everyone can be shown the skills used by professional authors. Located at 23 Princes St on beautiful Albert Park in Auckland we offer a vibrant atmosphere in which to learn these skills and have fun. Our courses are also available ONLINE any time.

Our tutors include many well-known authors, including Tessa Duder, Roger Hall, Fiona Sussman, Eileen Merriman and Elizabeth Smither. Several of our tutors have won the Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement.
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30 Week Fiction/Memoir Course
This course is for those who want to write a novel, short stories, or a memoir / autobiography.
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Introduction to Creative Writing

Have a go! This six week course starting 6pm, Wed, 26th Jan in the Auckland CBD is intended to introduce you to the skills and techniques that make story-telling so enjoyable. Also available Online, anytime.

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Introduction to Creative Writing

Have a go! This six week course is intended to introduce you to the skills and techniques that make story-telling so enjoyable. You might already keep a journal, or have written some poetry or short stories, but would like to discover the tools professional writers use to make their work publishable. Auck classroom course starts 6pm, Wed, Jan 26th. My Vaccine Pass entry. (Anytime Online).

30 Week Fiction/Memoir Course

This course is for those who want to write a novel, short stories, or a memoir / autobiography. We provide a fun and stimulating environment in which you can discover your authentic writing voice. Many graduates of this course have published books, and won national writing prizes. Auckland classroom course starts Sept 2022. Anytime Online.

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NEWS FLASH: Six week Intro to Creative Writing starts 6pm, Wed, 26th Jan now enrolling! ALSO Congrats to graduate Pip Mackay, winner of the 1st
Pages International Prize & trip to Paris with judge Sebastian
Faulks!

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Locations

Auckland

Auckland Teaching Room

23 Princes St, Auckland CBD. There is free parking from ten to 6pm on Princes St. There are parking buildings nearby at 71 Shortland St, and 30 Kitchener St. We are a ten minute walk from Britomart, and from the main harbour ferry terminals.

Wellington

Wellington Teaching Room

150 Cuba Street, 6th floor (Goethe Institute), entrance Garrett Street. Bus stop is Manners St at Cuba St, walk up Cuba St, entrance on Garrett St. There is plenty of parking on Cuba St or Marion St.