Creative Writing - Short Stories - Online Course - Community Learning - 13:00-14:00

Online Course, Nottingham

Important update: Bookings will close 7 days before the course starts.

Key details

Date -
Sessions Mondays: 1pm - 2pm
No. sessions 5
Venue Online Course, Nottingham
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost FREE - £11.25

This course aims to bring together writers of all abilities to introduce you to short story writing.  For more experienced writers, we will look at refreshing and honing your writing skills.  Throughout the course, advice and support will be provided about how to develop an idea and structure a short story.  


By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Utilise skills and knowledge to write short stories
  • Create several pieces of writing and/or either one short story, or several stories
  • Write either for pleasure or to a standard ready to submit for publication
  • Utilise a collection of your own ideas as well as those provided by published writers
  • Be proficient in receiving constructive feedback
  • Choose from a selection of methods to motivate themselves to keep writing after the course has finished.

This is an online course. A suitable electronic device such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone with internet access will be required. Learners will be required to download and use Zoom (free software).  You will also require pen and paper.



To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been a resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in the UK with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Greater London, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England.

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