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CIT Short Story Course


  • Waterside 1 Waterside Plaza Sale, M33 7ZF UK (map)

Through this six-part course, led by acclaimed writer David Gaffney, you will have the opportunity to hone your skills in short story writing. 

Open to all, whether you are new to creative writing or have some experience already, the course will provide you with some time, space and inspiration to develop your craft, voice and style. 

The course is open to writers of all genres of short fiction, with opportunities to develop your favourite genre further and support if you want to try something new. 

With structured feedback on your work from other course participants and the tutor, some practical theory and writing activities during the session, it will be a relaxed, enjoyable, inclusive and encouraging space to explore your creativity. 

Throughout the workshops, you will get the chance to have your writing professionally and peer critiqued, and gain the tools and information needed for submitting work in the future.

£60 is a one-off payment and covers all sessions. Tickets £60 - book here or or call 0161 912 5616.

Sessions will run from 6.30pm-8.30pm and will be led by David Gaffney and guest writers as follows:

  • 11th March 2019 - David Gaffney

  • 25th March 2019 - David Gaffney

  • 29th April  2019 - David Gaffney with guest writer Neil Campbell

  • 13th May  2019 - David Gaffney with guest writer Valerie O’ Riordon

  • 3rd June 2019 - David Gaffney with guest writer Nicholas Royle

  • 24th June - David Gaffney

Earlier Event: February 25
Meet The Producers - panel talk
Later Event: March 18
CIT Writers' Group