Yes. We have a very international client base already and we welcome applications from anywhere in the world. One of the course tutors is also based in the US, making time zone issues easier and offering insight into the US publishing industry. If you can’t make the physical live events in the UK, then we’ll … Continued
FAQ Category: UNWC
While we don’t have a full bursary available for this course, we want to help great writers get published, and if your personal circumstances make it impossible for you to fund the full price of this course, please get in touch. We can’t make any promises, but we’ll always do what we can.
We use an easy-to-navigate app called ‘Teachable’ to provide our virtual classrooms. It’s incredibly user-friendly and you’ll have no difficulty understanding what to do. The course will also have its own private space within Jericho Townhouse, and we’ll maintain that group permanently, so your course friendships can long outlast the end of the course. If … Continued
For the most part, you’ll be able to work to a schedule that suits you. All tutorials will be recorded, so if you can’t make the live session, you’ll be able to watch the replay. The only truly fixed parts of the calendar are the two live events: the Festival of Writing and the Getting … Continued
Yes. We purposely designed this course to fit in around your other commitments. Bear in mind that we will be asking you to write (or rewrite) your novel, as well as engage with teaching material and other online/offline events throughout the year. If you think you can manage that, we’ll be happy to accommodate you … Continued
We have a full prospectus for you, simply complete the prospectus form.
We invite writers from all backgrounds to apply to this course, whatever their educational backgrounds or prior achievements. We do however ask that all applicants are genuinely committed to a career as an author. If you feel this best describes you, please download a full-course prospectus here and follow the links to the application page. … Continued
We warmly welcome writers in almost every genre, from very literary to commercial. The course will be primarily for novelists, but if you have a story-led creative non-fiction manuscript to work with, we’d be happy to welcome you. We certainly also welcome YA writers. If you write for much younger children, the course may be … Continued
This course is perfect for anyone serious about writing a novel and seeing it traditionally published, or successfully self-published. You might only have the beginning of an idea at the moment, or a rough draft that needs beating into shape. The mentoring aspect of this course will be completely personalised to you, so we’ll work … Continued