Creative writing classes

This broad and engaging class will focus on fiction and poetry writing, but the content can be adapted to suit the learners’ areas of interest.

Learn how to develop characters, utilise the senses and much more. This is a mixed ability course, suitable for those of you who want to learn a new skill to those looking to develop your existing talents.


Wednesdays, 7-9pm. The course runs for 10 weeks in the autumn and spring term each academic year.


Room MHL0.07, Martin Hall, Loughborough University.

If you have access requirements, please refer to the venue access information.


  • Loughborough University students - £50
  • General public and Loughborough University staff - £100

How to book

Bookings for autumn term 2019 will be announced via our mailing list in mid-August before being added here.

Tutor – Marianne Cronin

Marianne is a practising creative writer and has been published in Mslexia magazine and the Birmingham Journal of Literature. She loves exploring the way that language can be used creatively to have an effect on the reader. Her research on the use of dialogue in fiction has been presented at academic conferences in the UK and Europe.

She recently completed her PhD in stylistics at the University of Birmingham and holds an MA in Literary Linguistics from the same institution. Marianne loves to work with writers to help them shape their work and is very excited to explore new themes and activities in the creative writing evening class.