Courses for Writers

The Writer Highway currently offers 6 writing courses, following an Academic Year of three x 12-week terms.

Most courses consisit of six fortnightly sessions per term.

For more information on each course and on how to book, please click on the links below.

New for Autumn Term 2022, we have one in-person course, one online course, and four courses which offer a mix of both online and in-person sessions.  Personal support can be offered prior to your course to help you to access and practise using Zoom.

Your course fee includes automatic Writer Highway membership, with access to the wider Writer Highway community, a Writer Highway termly newsletter and online magazine, open mic events and social events each term, and writer support open only to members, including submission to competitions and anthologies. See The Writer Highway Membership ​for more information. 

If all our current courses are full, you can contact The Writer Highway to join our mailing list to receive information about future courses and events.


Courses for Writers


Writing Poetry


Playing with Words (Bilborough Writing Group)


to Write


Introduction to Short Story Writing


Developing Performance Confidence


Poetry Workshop



"Great fun, enjoyable, challenging."

"I feel like I have truly found my tribe. We all speak the same language and have a safe space to try stuff, mess up comfortably and laugh a lot." 

"It has inspired me to write, write and write some more. Thank you so much for that."

"Enjoyable, spirit-lifting and stimulating."

"I’ve learned such a lot and it’s given me the impetus to carry on developing."

"I eagerly look forward to each class which is full of positive information."