For over 15 years, Litro has nurtured writers and supported new talent across our literary and creative arts platforms. We want to continue to help writers to grow, develop and to get their voices heard. For this reason, we have created our Masterclasses.

True to our ethos of promoting literature, culture and innovation, Litro Masterclasses cover everything from the art of editing to creating podcasts or writing for resistance and are the next step in getting your writing career off the ground. So, explore below and let’s take this journey together.

Award-Winning One-day course: Writing as practice

A fun, practical online workshop for writers who want to dive into free writing and see where it takes them. 

How to Break Writer’s Block

This online course deals with the common problem among would-be writers: feeling blocked or unable to write. This block could be due to lack of time in a busy life, or it could be psychological resistance, often driven by fear.

Nourishing your creative writing from home course

Kick-starting, improving and enhancing your creative writing. In this weekend online course, you will explore and develop approaches to achieving creative fluency, adopting a regular writing practice, and learning creative focus.

Podcasting Course

This four week online workshop will teach writers everything you need to know about podcasting and give you the tools you need to get started.

Award-Winning Flash Fiction Course

One-hour weekly Flash Fiction online workshops with Litro’s Flash Friday Editor, Catherine McNamara, where you will learn techniques to write flash fiction and tools to confidently put your work out there.

Thought in Stories

In this one-day online workshop, you will learn how thought and consciousness have been woven into well-known works of literature and how to incorporate them into your own writing.