Creative writing

The course teaching is directed by Jonathan Falla. Jonathan has published four novels, many stories and essays, and has also written for stage and television productions. He is an experienced creative writing teacher and a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund.

Workshop topics change each year, but are likely to include:

  • Poetry
  • Radio drama
  • Fiction
  • Non-fiction
  • Performance and slam poetry
  • Designing a poetry poster
  • Editing and re-drafting

Masterclass sessions with leading Scottish writers may include:

  • Prose fiction
  • Writing drama scripts
  • Poetry
  • Performance skills

Tutor groups:

In addition to the morning classes, students are allocated to small groups of no more than five, with one of our team of experienced tutors, for discussion of their own projects. These groups usually meet three times a week.