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've offered a vibrant place to learn these skills and have fun since 1990. Our courses are also available one-on-one ONLINE any time.

Our tutors include many well-known authors, including Elizabeth Smither, Tessa Duder, Fiona Sussman, Eileen Merriman, and Roger Hall. Several of our tutors have won the Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement.
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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've offered a vibrant place in which to learn these skills and have fun since 1990. Our courses are also available one-on-one ONLINE any time.

Our tutors include many well-known authors, including Elizabeth Smither, Tessa Duder, Fiona Sussman, Eileen Merriman and Roger Hall. 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 group CLASSROOM course starting 6pm, Thurs, 9th June, 2022 at 23 Princes St, Auck CBD is intended to introduce you to the skills and techniques that make story-telling so enjoyable. Also available one-on-one ZOOM 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. CLASSROOM course starts 6pm, Thurs 9th June, Auck CBD. (Anytime one-on-one ZOOM 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 20 Sept 2022. Anytime one-one-one ZOOM ONLINE.

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NEWS FLASH: Intro to Creative Writing, starts Thurs 9th June, 23 Princes St, Auck CBD, 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 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.
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Queen's Birthday Fiction School

3 day Queen’s Birthday weekend Fiction School 4,5,6th June!

Have fun and learn new skills on beautiful Albert Park.

23 Princes St, Auck, CBD.