Creative Writing Courses

Creative Writing is one of life's greatest pleasures. The sense of satisfaction you feel from taking ideas or characters that are floating around in your head and turning them into a piece of writing is amazing.

But did you know that you can earn from this most enjoyable hobby? Well you can, if you know how. Our online creative writing courses not only help you to improve your writing style but they also show you how you can get your work published and paid for. Interested? Then read on...

Online Learning Circle's Creative Writing Courses

To help you develop your creative writing skills and have the opportunity to turn your hobby into a part-time, or even full-time, career we give you a range of exciting online courses covering different genres. You can choose from:

Writing Articles Course – the fastest way to earn some money.

Short Story Writing Course – flex your creative writing muscle and learn to earn from your stories.

Novel Writing Course – properly prepare for the marathon of writing a novel and learn how to get your finished book published or how to publish it yourself.

Writing Fiction For Children Course – write engaging stories for children and see them in print.

Writing for the Internet Course – for the more experienced writer who wants to add another string to their writing bow.

The Art of Writing Poetry Course – it's not all about earning. Poetry is rarely paid for but it's still a pleasure to learn. And, there are outlets for your work.

Memoirs and Family History Writing Course – create a family heirloom that will be treasured for years to come.

Courses by Professional Writers and Expert Online Course Developers

Each online course has been specially developed by professional writers based here in the UK and edited by our resident self-study expert to give you a most enjoyable and productive learning experience.

All our courses come packed with useful advice about writing, tricks of the trade and insider knowledge so you can develop your creative writing to the full. You learn how to find ideas, plan your writing and develop your writing style. Then, we take you through how to get your writing published, including: laying out your manuscript, market research, how to contact editors and publishers (in the UK and overseas), about copyright plus much more. Basically, you learn all the skills a writer needs from creating original ideas to the business side of being a professional writer.

Course Assessment and Feedback

Each course gives you plenty of exercises to help you develop your writing skills and multiple choice exams to make sure you have understood the course modules fully.

Not only that, you also have the option to complete an assignment that will be assessed by one of our creative writing tutors – a professional, published writer. Your tutor will give you valuable feedback on your writing so you'll know what needs work and what you can leave alone. They will also give you any advice they feel is necessary to help you develop your writing further.

Online Course Support Based in the UK

On top of your course modules, we also give you a range of support materials in the student area of the site. And should you want to talk to other students there is a notice board for you to post your comments on.

Plus, you can always contact our experienced student advisors who are based in our head office in the UK. If you have questions, need advice on your course materials or just need a friendly ear they're only a phone call or email away. They're available to answer your queries before and after you enrol.

Who Will Benefit From an Online Learning Circle Creative Writing Course?

Anyone can have a go. You don't need any special qualifications or experience to become a writer, and so you don't need any special qualifications or experience to enrol. All you need is a love of words and a passion for writing. The rest we teach you. Remember, our courses give you the benefit of years of experience from people who've ‘been there and done that' condensed into simple-to-follow, but comprehensive guides.

Feeling Excited? Enrol on Your Creative Writing Course Today!

There are no fixed enrolment dates with Online Learning Circle courses. So, if you're raring to go, there's no time like the present to get started. Select the course that inspires you most and begin your creative writing journey today!

Other Course Types Available
Writing Your Memoirs and Family History Course Writing Your Memoirs and Family History Course

Capture your family's stories by writing a memoir or family history. And, there's no time like the present to get started. Don't leave it until the memories are lost forever. Instead, learn how to get it all down on paper, organised and transformed into a document or book with this fascinating and inspiring online course.

Article Writing Course Article Writing Course

See your name in print and earn some money by writing articles on subjects that interest you. This 12 module online Article Writing Course teaches you the secrets of getting your articles accepted by editors and have them clamouring for more. It’s the perfect guide to kick-start your writing career. Enrol today!

John LiddleThe course has been a wonderful experience and I have learned a great deal through doing it. I shall be enrolling for the Short Story Writing course and am really looking forward to that..."
John Liddell, South Africa
Writing for the Internet Course Writing for the Internet Course

This information-packed course provides all you need to get started with writing for online markets and earning from them too! Not only that, it also shows you how to use the Internet to promote yourself as a writer and showcase your work. It’s the perfect introduction to online writing – from netiquette to search engine optimisation (SEO). The course is fun, exciting and can help you earn some useful extra money. Plus, it’s the perfect follow-on to our other writing courses, so enrol today!

The Art of Writing Poetry The Art of Writing Poetry

Do you want to write great poetry? Then look no further. This online Poetry Course is packed with hints, tips and inspiration to help you hone your poetry writing skills. Ideal for beginners it’s also useful for the more experienced poet who wants to try something new. Whether you’re writing for your own pleasure, you want to enter competitions and win your share of the prize money or you see yourself as a performance poet, you’ll find what you need here. Read on to discover more about the course content then enrol today to start fulfilling your creative ambitions.

Novel Writing Online Course Novel Writing Online Course

If you've ever dreamt of writing a novel, then you've come to the right place. Everything you need to know about producing your own book is in this information-packed online novel writing course. With feedback from a professional writer you'll learn how to research, organise and transform an idea into a captivating read, professionally presented, ready for publication. It's the perfect guide to getting your book written, published and sold.

Short Story Writing Course Short Story Writing Course

Learn how to create wonderfully engaging short stories with this seven-module, online course. It’s bursting with useful information, hints and tips to help you write stories that inspire and delight. And, we’ll also show you how to present them to publishers in a professional way to maximise your chances of publication and earn some extra cash – so enrol today.

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"I found the course helpful, interesting and informative."
Nancy Beatie, Shropshire.
Writing Fiction for Children Course Writing Fiction for Children Course

Learn how to create enchanting and engaging stories for children with this nine module online course. We’ll take you through the process of choosing the best ideas, creating wonderfully engaging fiction, finding markets for your work and sending the finished product off to publishers. Read on to see what else you’ll learn then enrol and start studying today.


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