Join acclaimed author, Mike Nicol, for an online creative writing short course

Let your passion for creativity take you on a writing journey with the Random House Struik Creative Writing online short course. Learn the techniques to write a novel under the mentorship of well-known author, Mike Nicol and master every step of the creative process.

About the course This 10-week online course will enable students to start and finish a creative piece of writing, including short stories and full- length novels. It looks at the major concerns writers face while working on an extended piece of fiction and offers an introduction on how they present their work to agents. The course allows students to form part of an online writing community where students make friends with fellow writers, share work, contacts and ideas and review one another’s creative writing pieces. In addition to this, students may submit their manuscripts and the best ones, chosen by the Course Instructor, will be submitted to Random House Struik for consideration. The course starts on 2 September 2013.


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