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Collage Writing Room - nominally in Wood Green, but these days online and available everywhere - is enrolling students for the second half of its autumn 2020 term. See below for details.

Collage Writing Room autumn courses (online)

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Enrol on one of Collage Writing Room’s online writing workshops this Autumn and join our supportive writing community: Poetry; Life Writing & Memoir; Prioritise Your Writing; Novella Fever; Explore Creative Writing. Courses are for six weeks starting in November via ZOOM and cost £125.

For further information, please click here or email  to register.

Finding the Poem 2 with Paul Lyalls  

Monday evenings, 6.30pm to 9pm November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7. £125

This is a course for anyone who wants to liberate their creativity and immerse themselves in the joy of language. Playful, fun, entertaining, enlightening – explore your word power with Paul Lyalls This course is ideal for people who have done Paul’s Part 1 course at some stage. However, the Finding The Poem courses don’t have to be taken in any particular order so all are welcome!

Life Writing & Memoir 2 with Giovanna Iozzi

Tuesday mornings, 10.30am to 1pm; November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8. £125  

Over 6 weeks, we will explore how to shape and structure our writing in a compelling and novelistic way. We will investigate what is meant by a strong voice in memoir and understand how stylistic devices like dialogue, scene building, setting description, and suspense creates a vivid world the reader can disappear inside. This course is for people who have done a previous course at Collage Writing Room with Giovanna, or who are some way into a life writing project.

Prioritise Your Writing 2 with Alison Chandler

Wednesday mornings, 10.30am to 1pm; November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9. £125

This workshop-based course is ideal if you want to make major headway with your writing project whether you’re working on a novel, a memoir or a short story collection. Prioritise 2 is for writers who want to focus on what it takes to fully develop and complete a work in progress. If you’ve already taken Prioritise 1, you’ll know how much easier it is to move your manuscript forward with the support of a Writing Room group. If you’re new to us, welcome!

Novella Fever with Kiare Ladner

Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm-9pm; November 4, 11, 18, 25, December 2, 9. £125

In six weeks, we will aim to start (or finish) drafting a novella. What you work on may be only slightly longer than a short story or slightly shorter than a novel. You may have an idea to explore, or a short story that’s growing, or something resembling a novel in progress.

Explore Creative Writing with Sonia Lambert

Thursday mornings, 10.30am to 1pm; November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10. £125

This course is great for beginners and also for writers at any level who wish to generate lots of new ideas and material. This fun and playful course will use different creative writing exercises and prompts to get you working, in a friendly and supportive environment. We will set out from a new starting point each week, and experiment with different techniques and ways into prose writing.

Develop your writing brain, surprise yourself and have fun!


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