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Learn how to write fiction with line-by-line support, encouragement and mentoring from an award-winning author. Our online creative writing courses allow you to flex your creative muscle and develop important writing skills - at your own pace and from the comfort of your home.

With a supportive, nurturing tutor to guide you, discover the freedom to invent fictional worlds that enthral your reader through character, setting and plot. If you've struggled to get started, or found it hard to complete your creative writing project, receiving expert tutoring can allay those niggling doubts and shift writing blocks so that you finish your work with ease.

 

Whether you want to write a novel, screenplay, short story, poetry anthology or even your memoir, you can sign up and start your course today.
 

 

 

'The course was insightful, useful and relevant. My tutor was a true professional with a wealth of knowledge to impart. It has been a pleasure working with her and I can honestly say my writing improved by leaps and bounds. Don't hesitate; just do it.'
Edward Hallifax, Basics of Creative Writing and Advanced Creative Writing Course


 


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Basics of Creative Writing

Basics of Creative Writing

Master the basic writing skills required for all forms of creative writing. Practice your writing in dozens of exercises in this four-month writing course, under the guidance of award-winning writer Helen Brain.

$745.00
Advanced Creative Writing

Advanced Creative Writing

Learn advanced techniques of creative writing in 20 writing assignments with feedback from an award-winning writer.

$845.00
Creative Writing Course for High School Students

Creative Writing Course for High School Students

Take your creative writing skills to a new level and learn how to write gripping stories and essays. Practice your writing in 42 fun exercises under the guidance of award-winning writer, Helen Brain.

$645.00
Short Story Writing for Magazines

Short Story Writing for Magazines

Award-winning writer, Ginny Swart, has over 700 published short stories to her name. Under her tutelage, you'll get all the writing skills training you need to write and sell your short stories, both locally and internationally.

$995.00
Literary Short and Flash Fiction

Literary Short and Flash Fiction

Learn the writing tools you need to write literary short stories, and compile a collection of eight stories. Tutored by award-winning author, Sonny Whitelaw.

$995.00
Advanced Short Story Writing

Advanced Short Story Writing

Have you always loved writing stories, and wish you could become a published writer? In this course, we teach you all the writing tools you need to write captivating short stories, and share some tips to help you get them published. You will also receive feedback on eight short stories that you write during the course.

$1,295.00
Write a Novel

Write a Novel

With one-on-one training by award-winning writers, Sonny Whitelaw, Andrew Salomon, and the acclaimed Alex Smith, this writing course is invaluable for aspiring novelists. Learn about the writing life, start writing your novel over 12 to 24 months, and find out how to get it published.

$1,495.00
Advanced Novel Writing

Advanced Novel Writing

This course provides all the support and structure for the completion of your novel, with one-on-one guidance from award-winning tutors.

$1,995.00
An Introduction to Poetry

An Introduction to Poetry

Let award-winning poet Arja Salafranca guide you through this poetry writing course, teaching you important tools like line length, figures of speech, metered verse, tone, imagery and lyrics.

$795.00
Scriptwriting

Scriptwriting

Write and sell your own stage play, radio play or movie script. Tutored by multi-award-winning playwright and author, Karen Jeynes, this writing course will guide you from your big idea to the sellable finished product.

$995.00
Advanced Scriptwriting

Advanced Scriptwriting

Our Advanced Scriptwriting Course is designed to help you develop a feature film script, a TV drama, TV comedy or a stage play, tutored by multi-award-winning scriptwriter Karen Jeynes.

$1,295.00
Writing for Video Games

Writing for Video Games

This 10-module writing course will teach you how to write the dialogues, concept documents, in-game text, and the host of other narrative assets that you'll find in video games.

$995.00
Break Through Your Writing Barriers

Break Through Your Writing Barriers

Specialist Creativity Coaching with Artist’s Way at Work Facilitator Sally Mazák

$995.00
Writing Books for Children - Part One

Writing Books for Children - Part One

This online writing course helps you write a book for children aged 8 to 12 years. Award-winning local author Philippa Werry, has published many books for children. Her writing course will teach you how to write for this demanding audience. All with expert tuition and mentoring as you write your children's book manuscript.

$995.00
Writing Books for Children - Part Two

Writing Books for Children - Part Two

This writing course provides all the support and structure for the completion of your children's book manuscript, and covers editing and getting your work published.

$995.00
Write your Memoir

Write your Memoir

Start writing your memoir with line by line help. Learn the tools used by published memoir writers to get your story completed.

$995.00


 
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About Us

NZ Writers College is a leading online writing school in New Zealand.

We offer specialised, online writing courses tutored by award-winning writers. Get the writing tools you need, expert insider advice and hours and hours of writing practice. Work one-to-one with a professional writer and realise your writing dreams.

 

Locations

NZ Writers College offers online writing classes all over New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. We have students from Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Whangarei, Rotorua, Hastings, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill, Dunedin, Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North, as well as Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne, Australia.

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Email: admin@nzwriterscollege.co.nz


Phone:      +64 9 550 4635

9-5 Monday to Friday
 

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