Advanced Creative Writing Course

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Welcome to the Advanced Creative Writing Course: Hone your Mastery

Unleash your full writing potential with our 6-week online Advanced Creative Writing Course! Designed for experienced writers or for those who have completed our Intermediate Writing Course, this course will take your skills to new heights, helping you master diverse writing styles and themes.

Start Date: 6th August, 2024
Duration: 6 Weeks
Fee: $299
3 places remaining

Dedicated Online Tutor Support

Each student receives personalized written feedback from a dedicated online tutor, ensuring you get the most out of the course. Submit your work once per week for constructive and tailored guidance that will truly enhance your writing abilities.

Flexible Learning, No Set Class Times

With weekly modules and no set class times, our course is perfect for busy people. Each week, a new module is released as text lessons, which can be accessed at any time during the week. Our instructors are based in New Zealand, but the course is open to students from around the world. Due to the high demand for our Advanced Creative Writing Course, we recommend early registration to secure your spot in the class.

Lifetime Access to Course Materials

Even after the course has ended, you’ll still have lifetime access to all course materials, allowing you to revisit and refresh your knowledge whenever you need it.

What to Expect in this Course

This course is designed for adults with prior writing experience or those who have completed our Intermediate Writing Course. Your instructor will strive to challenge and push you to the next level. To get the most out of this course, we recommend dedicating 2-3 hours per week to the course materials and assignments. Your tutor will email you the first module on the course start date. Please remember to check your Spam/Junk folder for this email.

Here’s a glimpse into what you can expect:

Lesson 1: Flash Fiction

The first lesson teaches you how to write flash fiction. You will learn about the different
types of flash fiction and how to write readable flash fiction that can be published.

Lesson 2: Travel Writing

The second lesson teaches you how to write travel writing. You will learn what you need to
know before writing a travel narrative and the different types of travel writing.

Lesson 3: Writing From the Senses

The third lesson teaches you how to write using your senses. This does not only mean sight,
sound, touch, taste, and smell. Instead, you will learn about other types of senses and how to
create engaging sensory imagery for your readers to love.

Lesson 4: Adding Humour to Your Writing

The fourth lesson teaches you how to add humour to your writing. You will learn how to
make your reader laugh by writing jokes from everyday scenarios, no matter the genre.

Lesson 5: Creative Non-Fiction Revisited

The fifth lesson teaches you how to write creative non-fiction. You will learn about the
various types of creative non-fiction and practise writing in a subjective rather than objective

Lesson 6: Honing Your Craft

The final lesson teaches you how to further hone your writing craft through exercises you can
complete daily. It teaches, for example, how to write different styles, such as surrealist and
experimental literature and how to harness your inner critic.

Let’s Get Started

Join us for an unforgettable journey into the world of advanced creative writing, and let your imagination soar. Register now and start honing your craft with the support of our experienced tutors!

To find out more about how the online courses work, or if you have any further queries, you can check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email us at

Our cancellation/refund policy may be viewed here.

Start Date

6th August


6 Weeks




Mark Prisco

About The Tutor

Mark Prisco
Mark Prisco completed his PhD in English Literature in 2023. His poetry has been published in BlazeVox (USA); Mayhem; PNZ; and Minarets. He was guest editor for Mayhem in 2021 and has book reviews published in PNZ (2022 and 2023).