Online Writing Courses

What are you learning today?

Computer and coffeeOur online writing courses combine high quality learning with the comfort and convenience of your home. We offer a wide range of courses, so you can pick the subject, duration and cost (including free!) to suit your personal writing journey.

All National Centre for Writing courses are designed by writers for writers.

  • Study safely from home!
  • High quality learning across a range of subjects
  • Practical exercises and tips
  • Automatically track your progress through the course
  • Easy-to-use website, no extra software required
  • Works on desktop, laptop and mobile devices


Featured courses:

How it works

All you need to take part in our courses is a web browser and an internet connection. That means you can study at home, in a cafe or at the library.

You can work through the courses on your desktop, laptop or mobile device. Our system keeps track of your progress, so you can switch between devices without losing your progress.

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What you need

• A computer or mobile device
• An internet connection
• An up-to-date web browser
• We recommend Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox
• A passion for writing!


Did you know we also run face-to-face courses?

We run workshops, courses and mentoring throughout the year on our medieval campus at Dragon Hall in Norwich. There’s something for every writer.

Click here to find out more.