Learn How To Write A Book
If you want to learn the craft of storytelling, our creative writing course is perfect for you.
You can apply what you learn to novels, memoirs, short stories, screenplays, blogging, and even to storytelling for business.
Writers Write – Creative Writing Course
We will teach you an easy-to-learn writing recipe that works. Our creative writing course is both practical and inspiring.
- We will teach you to take an idea and turn it into a plot.
- We help you create characters readers remember.
- We encourage you to find the voices of your characters and to let them tell their stories.
- You will learn how to show and not tell.
- You will learn how to pace your story.
- You will learn about query letters, synopses, and the new world of publishing.
- We will teach you to do this with plenty of practical exercises to back up the theory.
Please mail firstname.lastname@example.org to get the full outline, including costs.
- Dunkeld North, Johannesburg, South Africa
- If you can’t join us in Johannesburg, sign up for the online version here: Writers Write Online
11-14 February 2019 (four consecutive weekday mornings)
2,9,16,23 February 2019 (four consecutive Saturday mornings)
What you’ve said about the course:
“Writers Write is practical, well thought out, concise, focused, and interesting. The formula works fabulously.” ~Stewart
“Writers Write was a defining four days in my life. The passion for writing was infectious but tempered by down-to-earth common sense advice. Perfect for adults.” ~Niki Sampson
“I am enlightened! I started out with many ideas, but needed the building blocks. My wish was fulfilled. Mia is the fairy godmother of aspiring authors.” ~Adrienne Addinall-Kokkas
“Writers Write was absolutely brilliant. More than I expected. The facilitator was knowledgeable, well read, with impeccable background information.” ~Paulina Mphasi
“Just a note to thank you all, and especially Anthony, for a very enjoyable and informative course.” ~Errol Gottlich
“It was informative and entertaining. I feel inspired and motivated. Mia was engaging and funny, providing great anecdotes and examples.” ~Priya Pitamber
“My journey as a writer has begun. Mia is brilliant.” ~Thansonqu Hlobo
“The creative writing course was wonderful. It gave me real, concrete steps and advice which I needed. It was very helpful to get written feedback on our work.” ~Candice Lawrie
“This was awesome. From the safe environment to the solid information. I enjoyed being stretched and surprised myself. I think I’m going to write a story about a certain course facilitator being cloned for a ‘take home’ version. The course should be prescribed for all would-be authors.” ~Colette Vosloo
“Please pass my appreciation to both Mia and Amanda. Each day on the respective courses forced my mind into directions I would not ordinarily have explored. Writers Write continues to make more and more storytelling possible.” ~Deirdre Constance
“It was an amazing experience. I learnt a lot and feel inspired to call myself a writer.” ~Hlupheka Chabalala
“I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed the ‘How to Write a Book’ creative writing course and to thank you. I have written 3 books in first draft form, but have always got stuck about the next steps – how to turn a rough draft into a real book. The course has given me the framework to re-visit one of my manuscripts and I am having fun looking at my characters in-depth, reviewing the plot, etc. The course content was exactly what I needed – practical, insightful, inspiring, comprehensive and to the point. It feels great to have the tools to help me move beyond the hurdle that kept me stuck.” ~Carolyn Budd
“I cannot tell you the difference attending the creative writing course has made to my understanding, and how this has influenced everything I read – cannot now pick up a book without a pencil!” ~Jane Gurney
“It was very intense but it made me take writing seriously. It’s helped me re-evaluate my goals. Anthony provided great constructive criticism. Quite inspirational.” ~Leonie Maritz
“I enjoyed it and learnt a lot. I feel like it was the perfect course to help me kickstart my writing.” ~Thandiswa Mazwai
“All the essentials with none of the fluff. I loved the exercises and there were great examples illustrating each learning point. I came to get solid tips, advice and techniques on how to write a novel. I believe that is exactly what I got.” ~Marise Misham