Online

Join the Moniack Mhor experience online and access top-quality creative writing tuition, develop your craft and share your experiences with a community of writers – all from the comfort of your own sofa, desk or kitchen table.

Our activity includes Moniack in a Month courses, year-round seasons of writing, masterclasses and other one-off events, and an online mentoring scheme. We add new courses and events throughout the year so please keep an eye on our social media and newsletter for updates!

30th Anniversary Celebrations

This year at Moniack Mhor, we are celebrating three decades of supporting creative writing journeys in all walks of life. As we head into our 30th year, we are excited to continue developing our online courses with the same focus on Moniack Mhor’s warm, supportive environment combined with the expertise of skilled and inspirational writers.

We’ll be sharing stories and marking our anniversary in as many ways as we can, from 17th May 2023 to 16th May 2024. In the meantime, we are delighted to introduce the first events in a new online Masterclass series. We look forward to welcoming you through our virtual doors!

Courses

    2463 Online: Moniack in Seven and a Half Weeks – Writing Audio Drama with Jessica Dromgoole
    Wed 6th Mar - Fri 19th Apr
    Online Fully Booked

    Make your scripts fly with award-winning audio drama producer and director Jessica Dromgoole. A 7.5-week online course, with guest writers Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Katie Hims.


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    2490 Online: Fiction Masterclass – Tenses and Tension with Helen Oyeyemi
    Fri 22nd Mar
    Online

    In this two-hour masterclass led by author Helen Oyeyemi, you will discuss and complete writing exercises that address different approaches to maintaining an element of unpredictability in your fiction – whether that’s aimed at the reader or more for self-motivational purposes. Includes a short Q&A.


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    2464 Online: Moniack in a Month – Non-Fiction: The Twelve-step Roadmap with Puja Changoiwala
    Mon 8th Apr - Thu 2nd May
    Online

    Conceive, craft and aim to publish your non-fiction stories with award-winning journalist and author, Puja Changoiwala. With guest speaker Cal Flyn.


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    2465 Online: Seasons – A Year of Short Fiction with Cynan Jones
    Tue 9th Apr - Fri 28th Jun
    Online

    Get your short fiction in shape with writer Cynan Jones in this four-part longer online course, bookable season by season or for a whole year. Includes group workshops, writing sessions, two one-to-one tutorials with Cynan each season, an online forum, and a closing ceilidh to share your work.


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    2474 Online Guest Writer Event: Non-Fiction – Cal Flyn in conversation with Puja Changoiwala
    Thu 25th Apr
    Online

    In this one-hour online session delivered via Zoom, writer and journalist Cal Flyn will read from her work and be in conversation with Puja Changoiwala, writer and tutor of Moniack in a Month: Non-Fiction. Includes a short time for audience questions.


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    2466 Online: Moniack in a Month – Speculative Fiction with Rachelle Atalla
    Wed 8th May - Thu 30th May
    Online

    Join award-winning writer and screenwriter Rachelle Atalla, exploring the art, breadth and beauty of speculative fiction. 4-week online course, with guest Sorcha Rose, commissioning editor from Hodder & Stoughton.


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    2476 Online Guest Speaker Event: Speculative Fiction – Sorcha Rose in conversation with Rachelle Atalla
    Thu 16th May
    Online

    In this one-hour online industry-focused session delivered via Zoom, fiction editor Sorcha Rose will break down the process of publishing speculative fiction, in discussion with writer and tutor Rachelle Atalla. Includes a short time for questions from our audience.


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    2468 Online: Moniack in a Month – Writing about Nature and Place with Malachy Tallack
    Wed 3rd Jul - Fri 26th Jul
    Online

    Join award-winning writer Malachy Tallack and explore how to bring together rich detail and a strong narrative voice to create beautiful and compelling nature writing. A 4-week online course, with guest reader Noreen Masud.


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    2469 Online: Seasons – A Year of Short Fiction with Cynan Jones, Season 2
    Tue 9th Jul - Fri 27th Sep
    Online

    Unlock your story’s potential with writer Cynan Jones in Season 2 of this four-part longer online course, bookable season by season or for a whole year. Includes group workshops, writing sessions, two one-to-one tutorials with Cynan each season, an online forum, and a closing ceilidh to share your work.


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    2478 Online Guest Writer Event: Writing about Nature and Place – Noreen Masud in conversation with Malachy Tallack
    Thu 18th Jul
    Online

    In this one-hour online session delivered via Zoom, writer Noreen Masud will read from her work and be in conversation with Malachy Tallack, writer and tutor of Moniack in a Month: Writing about Nature and Place. Includes a short time for questions from our audience.


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    2491 Online: Fiction Masterclass – Embroidery with Helen Oyeyemi
    Thu 1st Aug
    Online

    Join fiction writer Helen Oyeyemi in her second masterclass, this one focusing on how supplying or omitting details affects the substance and flow of a narrative. Includes writing exercises and a short Q&A.


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