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Frequently asked questions

How do I study one of the Writing Magazine creative writing courses?
Students work through a course book and at the end of each study unit, post or e-mail a written assignment to their personal tutor.

What direct contact do I have with my professional writing tutor?
All correspondence with your tutor is sent via the Writing Magazine creative writing courses coordinator. Your one-to-one tuition is completed by post or e-mail through the written assignments.

What support do I get if I need help?
We ask students to contact our Writing Magazine creative writing courses coordinator, who will liaise with your professional tutor to resolve your query.

Do I get to mix with other Writing Magazine creative writing course students?
You can use our free Talkback forum to communicate with like-minded writing students from around the world.

Details of costs and offers
Subscribe to Writing Magazine and receive an exclusive 10% discount on any of the Writing Magazine creative writing courses.

Students who have previously completed one of our courses or full manuscript critique assessment service can receive £25 off their next Writing Magazine creative writing course.

Choose to pay by three interest-free monthly instalments.

Who are the tutors?
All of our Writing Magazine creative writing courses are working, professional, published writers. They are experts in their field and have years of experience in tutoring students. Some of our tutors also contribute to our monthly publication, Writing Magazine. Visit our tutors section for more information.

Who will tutor me?
You will be asked to submit a written student profile. We will then match you to the tutor who best suits your writing experience and needs.

Where do I study?
This is a correspondence course. You study from the comfort of your own home and do not need to attend any outside classes.

How soon can I get started?
We offer year round enrolment and despatch your course within seven working days of receipt of your booking confirmation and first payment. Your course package will contain comprehensive instructions about how to begin your studies.

What happens when I complete my course?
You will receive a certificate of completion. You can then choose whether to extend your studies with your tutor through further assignments or book another Writing Magazine creative writing course.

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