Writing from Life with Emily Morris

Short Story Course

Price: 150.00

Discount Price: 75.00

Please get in touch with nia.thomas@commapress.co.uk if you are on low income, a single parent or in receipt of a means tested benefit.

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13 October 2022


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About the event

Ever considered writing a short story based on an aspect of your life?

From life-changing events to everyday kitchen sink conversations writing from life offers any number of starting points to craft compelling narratives and characters. 

Over this 3-month online writing course author Emily Morris will help you discover what inspiration you can draw from your own life to inspire a short story to be published in a Comma Press E-Book anthology.

Over six sessions, you'll become familiar with short story narrative structures, and be able to apply them to your own work.

By the end of the course you will have

* Become familiar with a range of Short Story forms and voices

* Gained a stronger understanding of how to tell a compelling story, drawing from life experiences

* The necessary skills to progress your Short Story project with confidence

* Benefited from structured, peer-driven feedback and personalised tuition

*Produced 3 short stories, one of which will be published in a Comma Press Course E-Book at the end of the course

PLEASE NOTE Classes are capped at 15 places to ensure a high-quality experience.


£150.00 per ticket (+Booking Fees) which covers 6x sessions over 3 months including detailed feedback and end of course publication in a short story e-book anthology.

Considering signing up?

We make our courses as accessible as possible: they span the UK and take place routinely throughout the year; you don't actually need any previous experience - just enthusiasm for short story writing; and you only need a pen, paper, laptop/computer, and internet access in order to take part and keep in contact.

Emily Morris

Emily Morris has an MA in Writing Studies from Edge Hill University. As well as memoir, she loves writing scripts, young adult fiction and short stories. My Shitty Twenties is her first book, based on her award-winning blog of the same name. Emily teaches writing workshops to both adults and teenagers. She lives in Manchester with her son and her cat and is no longer in her twenties.