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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!

 

ALL ONLINE COURSES

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  • 2478 Online Guest Writer Event: Writing about Nature and Place – Noreen Masud in conversation with Malachy Tallack
    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
    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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  • 2481 Online: Moniack in a Month – Poetry with John Glenday
    2481 Online: Moniack in a Month – Poetry with John Glenday
    Thu 22nd Aug - Fri 13th Sep
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    Join poet John Glenday online in a small group of 12 participants for an intensive month of workshops which will use examples, exercises, discussions and readings to create new poems and hone editing skills. In a step by step series of workshops we’ll learn how to draft, structure, revise and polish poems for maximum impact and effect.  A 4-week online course, with guest writer Helen Mort.


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  • 2469 Online: Moniack in a Month – Memoir with Chitra Ramaswamy
    2469 Online: Moniack in a Month – Memoir with Chitra Ramaswamy
    Tue 3rd Sep - Thu 26th Sep
    Online

    Join author and journalist Chitra Ramaswamy online for a month to excavate the profoundly complex, generous, and rewarding process of writing about oneself.  A 4-week online course, with guest writer, Amy Key.


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  • 2486 Online Guest Writer Event: Poetry – Helen Mort in conversation with John Glenday
    2486 Online Guest Writer Event: Poetry – Helen Mort in conversation with John Glenday
    Wed 4th Sep
    Online

    In this one-hour online session delivered via Zoom, writer Helen Mort will read from her work and be in conversation with John Glenday, writer and tutor of Moniack in a Month: Poetry. Includes a short time for questions from our audience.


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  • 2482 Online: A Year of Writing with Elizabeth Reeder - Season 1
    2482 Online: A Year of Writing with Elizabeth Reeder – Season 1
    Wed 18th Sep - Wed 18th Dec
    Online

    Join Elizabeth Reeder online as you work on your long-form fiction or creative non-fiction project. This course offers an open, supportive, dedicated space for you to write a work-in-progress in the company of other writers, with Elizabeth building and holding a kind and supportive frame within which we can do our best work.   Includes craft sessions, writing spaces, group feedback, one-to-one tutorials and the chance to share your work with your group.


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  • 2479 Online Guest Writer Event: Memoir – Amy Key in conversation with Chitra Ramaswamy
    2479 Online Guest Writer Event: Memoir – Amy Key in conversation with Chitra Ramaswamy
    Thu 19th Sep
    Online

    In this one-hour online session delivered via Zoom, writer Amy Key will read from her work and be in conversation with Chitra Ramaswamy, writer and tutor of Moniack in a Month: Memoir. Includes a short time for questions from our audience.


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  • 2484 Online: Moniack in a Month – Preparing for Publication
    2484 Online: Moniack in a Month – Preparing for Publication
    Mon 7th Oct - Wed 30th Oct
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    Led by literary agent Jenny Brown with guests from across the book world, this month-long online course takes emerging writers through the essential steps to ready their first book for publication.  The course is designed for writers who have completed a first draft, either of fiction (literary, commercial or genre) or narrative nonfiction.  With guests Malachy Tallack, Francesca Main and Anna Frame.


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  • 2493 Online: Poetry Masterclass – with Gerda Stevenson
    2493 Online: Poetry Masterclass – with Gerda Stevenson
    Thu 24th Oct
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    Join poet and writer Gerda Stevenson for this 2-hour online masterclass in which she will explore aspects such as sound, rhythm, research and redrafting to help you craft and shape your own poems. Includes writing exercises and a short Q&A.


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  • 2483 Online: Neurodivergent Writers Month with Rebecca Schiller
    2483 Online: Neurodivergent Writers Month with Rebecca Schiller
    Fri 1st Nov - Fri 29th Nov
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    Join Rebecca Schiller online with a small group of eight other neurodivergent writers for a supportive and creative month finding innovative and authentic ways to progress and shape your writing practice so that it works for you.


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