Leisure Learning: Writing Fiction for Beginners

Writing Fiction for Beginners

Have you ever wanted to write a story or a novel but not known where to start? Maybe you’ve started but got bogged down somewhere in the middle and don’t know how to continue? 

Led by an experienced working writer, this course covers all the basics of fiction writing, whatever genre you enjoy. Students will spend 10 weeks looking at aspects such character, plot, dialogue and pacing in a relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere.

Course Information

What you will need: Lined writing pad, pencils and writing pens

Course Start Date: Wednesday 25th September 2019

Course End Date: Wednesday 4th December 2019

Timings: 6:30 – 8:30pm

Dates Excluded: Half Term Holiday - Wednesday 23rd October 2019 

Entry Requirements: None

Duration: 10 weeks / 2 hours per session

Enrolment End Date: Wednesday 18th September 2019


Please note that the enrolment for this course closes 5 working days prior to the start of the course. Unfortunately it is not possible to process late enrolments after that point.

Please note that there are college events on Wednesday 7th & 14th of November 2019 which is likely to mean that there will be a higher volume of people on site including using the car parking and refreshment facilities on that date.

Please click on the Tickets button above to book onto the course. If you have a discount code, you can apply this by clicking on the Tickets button and then click ‘Enter Promotional Code’.

By purchasing a ticket through Eventbrite, you agree to the Suffolk New College Terms and Conditions for Leisure Learning. You must also be aged 19 or over to attend the courses.

Refreshments are available from the vending machines on the campus which includes both hot and cold drinks.


Suffolk New College, Rope Walk, Ipswich, IP4 1LT


25/09/2019 - 04/12/2019