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Course News Posts

15 July 2020

Meet Rachel Driscoll, our Write From Home Scholar

by Katie Smart Author Interviews, Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Rachel Driscoll has been awarded the Write From Home Scholarship for her novel-in-progress His Name is Oskar. Rachel has won a fully-funded place on our Three-Month Online Novel-Writing course taught by Andrew Michael Hurley. At CBC we were captivated by Rachel’s unique narrator – Darkness itself. We’re thrilled to have her on board for […]

28 May 2020

Meet Elliot Agyemang, our latest HW Fisher Novel-Writing Scholar

by Katie Smart Author Interviews, Course News, From Our Students

We’re pleased to announce that Elliot Agyemang has been awarded the HW Fisher Novel-Writing Scholarship for his novel-in-progress Where the Rain Gods Go. Elliot has won a fully-funded place on our Three-Month Online Novel-Writing course taught by Lisa O’Donnell. Elliot is the ninth talented writer of limited financial means to be offered a scholarship on one of our selective […]

06 February 2020

Nick Marston: ‘You have to be the client’s confidant – and give them confidence’

by Nick Marston Course News, From the Agents, Writing Tips

Nick Marston is the Chairman of Curtis Brown’s Theatre, TV and Film department. He’s been an agent here at Curtis Brown since 1997, representing an extraordinary array of screenwriters, directors and playwrights including Conor McPherson, Enda Walsh, Mark O’Rowe, Stuart Carolan, Eugene O’Brien, Hossein Amini and Rowan Joffe. Ahead of our first ever course in Writing an Original TV Drama Serial […]

04 December 2019

Announcing our new course: Writing an Original TV Drama Serial

by Anna Davis Course News

We’re launching an exciting new course in Writing a TV Drama Serial, with celebrated screenwriter Colin Teevan as tutor, and with masterclasses from leading TV professionals and the Curtis Brown Theatre, Film and TV agents. The 18 week course starts in March 2020 in the Curtis Brown offices.

08 August 2019

Introducing the Jane Fallon Scholarship winner

by Katie Smart Course News

We are thrilled to announce that Clare Milling has been awarded the Jane Fallon Scholarship. Clare will join our 6-month online novel-writing course, taught by Lisa O’Donnell, this September. We received over 140 applications, and competition was high! We are immensely grateful to everyone who applied and were overwhelmed by the quality of writing. We […]

09 July 2019

Announcing a newbie on the CBC team …

by Anna Davis Course News, Events

We’re delighted to announce an exciting new joiner at Curtis Brown Creative: Jennifer Kerslake, currently editor at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, The Orion Publishing Group, starts work with us in September as Senior Manager – Courses and Operations.  Jennifer says she’s “delighted to be joining Curtis Brown Creative, whose programme of courses I have long admired for their creative ambition and […]

02 July 2019

Curtis Brown Creative to run writing courses in Dubai

by Katie Smart Course News, Events

We’ve teamed up with The Emirates Literature Foundation to take CBC tutor and bestselling author Laura Barnett (The Versions of Us, Greatest Hits) to Dubai this October to teach two fiction writing courses, one for new writers and one for experienced writers. This is the first time that CBC courses will be held in Dubai. Isobel Abulhoul, CEO […]

15 May 2019

Major US agency ICM Partners to work with CBC on a special transatlantic online course

by Katie Smart Course News, Events

We are thrilled to announce that the major US agency ICM Partners is to join forces with us on a special six-month online novel-writing course starting this September – providing 15 talented writing students with a unique opportunity to connect with literary agents from both the US and the UK and to glean knowledge and […]

28 February 2019

YA and children’s fiction authors who’ve taken our writing courses

by Katie Smart Course News, From Our Students

We’ve been running creative writing courses from Curtis Brown’s offices in London since 2011 – our selective-entry novel-writing courses are at the heart of what we do, and we’re really proud of our students’ achievements.  From discovering fresh voices and helping them to get the best out of their novels – to guiding authors through practical aspects of the industry […]

19 December 2018

What creative writing course do YOU think CBC should run?

by Anna Davis Course News, Events

As 2018 draws to a close, the CBC team is thinking hard about what Curtis Brown Creative will do in 2019 – and particularly about what our next new online creative writing courses should be … We’re definitely going to launch a brand new course in 2019, and we’d be really interested to hear from […]

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