N4 Writing Group


N4 Writing Group
Alternate Mondays 

Day: 2.30 - 4.30pm 
Starting 3 June
Price £150 for 6 weeks 

Eves 6:30pm - 8.30pm
29 April  to 24 July (inclusive)
Price £120 for 14 weeks

N4 Writing Group - course information

If you are working on a specific project and/or want help developing your creative writing skills you might like to join a writing group. Improve your technique and benefit from the structure of regular writing workshops. I'm a published author and run two creative writing courses in north London on Mondays. The intensive 6-week writing course has a max of six people. The evening course is over 14 weeks and we meet every fortnight.

On the Mondays we don’t meet, you submit work to me (max 500 words) for one to one feedback via email which will give you the opportunity to explore your own methods and writing rhythms at the same time as receiving editorial guidance and support. The point of the course is to give you the ‘space’, once a week, to write whether in a group or alone at home. Existing members of the group are warm and committed, work in various professions and range in age.

We generally begin each class by reading and examining text/s which illustrate the various topics. This will be followed by writing exercises. In the final part of the session everyone reads aloud from their work. This takes place in a relaxed, safe environment. It is also intended to be a fun, social setting where you can meet new people, write, and share your words with others. You will be able to write and receive feedback in a supportive atmosphere. Some of the subjects we explore are character, dialogue, conflict, pace, tension, point of view, different genres, writing with intensity, climax and resolution, irony and editing. We often work towards entering some short story competitions and recently members of the group have been enjoying some success.

If you are interested in joining one of the N4 writing groups or would like further info please email: 


Praise from current students:

This course makes writers out of all who take it. It gives you the confidence to find your voice then, when you've found it, the guidance to make it sing. Vanessa

Lucy understands the careful balance between giving us our creative freedom and crafting our work to make it stronger and more focused. Her classes are well worth it. Ben

There's nothing like being in a group of writers to help you find that 'hidden' voice beneath all the uncertainty and self-doubt. Lucy's classes are brilliant in bringing out the best in all present. Evelyn

With Lucy’s encouragement, I entered the Bath Flash Fiction Award and will now be published in their autumn anthology. Her comments are always insightful and helpful. Sophie