Category Archives: South Wales

Writing Stories for Children starts Nov 2

The September short stories course is now full and underway, but happily the increased demand for classes at Bute Park means that there will be another course this year:  Writing Stories for Children begins on Sunday November 2 for six … Continue reading

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Next course begins 1st June

The next Writing in the Park course, Creative Writing For All, will start on Sunday June 1st. As the title suggests it will be a general creative writing course suited to either experienced writers or beginners. The course will run … Continue reading

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Writing Short Stories starts March 30th

The next Creative Writing in the Park course will be Writing Short Stories, six Sunday afternoon workshops beginning on March 30. The classes take place in the light and airy Bute Park Education Centre from 1.30 to 3pm each week. … Continue reading

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Next Cardiff creative writing course starts Sunday January 12

Following the success of the “Can You Write a Children’s Picture Book?” event, another six-week creative writing course begins on Sunday January 12th (ending Sunday February 16th). The workshops, which take place from 1.30 to 3pm each Sunday at the … Continue reading

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Nov 3: Can you write a children’s picture book?

On Sunday November 3 (1-3pm) I’ll be holding a one-off creative writing event called “Can you write a children’s picture book?”. I’ll be speaking about the experience of writing a best-seller – the 117,000 selling “You’re A Hero Daley B” … Continue reading

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New South Wales creative writing courses on the way

I’m currently planning new courses for 2014, and at least one taster day at the Bute Park Education Centre this autumn. Details of these will be posted shortly. Thanks to all those who have contacted me expressing an interest, and … Continue reading

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Rip-off creative writing courses part 2: The Guardian

You’ll remember the Guardian. This was the paper that spent half the eighties and nineties trying to convince the Labour party to abandon its roots, then every day since lamenting the consequences. What a cruel, moneygrabbing world we now live … Continue reading

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How Curtis Brown rips off would-be writers

Now that the Bute Park courses have become well established, lets make a comparison between these courses and one of the many rip-off creative writing courses aiming to make a killing from those eager to see their work published. The … Continue reading

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Introduction to Creative Writing starts 17th March

The next course to take place at the Bute Park Education Centre will be a general introduction to creative writing.  The course will begin on Sunday 17th March, 1.30 – 3pm, carrying on for six weeks, with no class on … Continue reading

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First course underway – more to follow

The Writing for Children course (see below) is now underway – but it is still possible to join the course and pay pro rata for the classes you attend. Email me if you’re interested. I’m sure all the students on … Continue reading

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