City Lit Courses 2021

Thinking about getting into journalism? I run courses throughout the year at City Lit, an adult education college in London, founded in 1919. I specialise in magazine writing, the environment and food. My next courses are online - all locations, backgrounds and levels of experience welcome

Writing environmental features

Course dates: Saturday & Sunday 27-28 November 2021 (mornings)
Location: Online

Anxious about the environment? Writing could help. This lively course will inspire ideas and help you turn them into stories for magazines, blogs and newsletters - all to effect change.

Journalism: a taster

Course date: Thursday 9 December 2021 (evening)
Location: Online

What makes a great story? Discover what goes into a magazine or newspaper article - and be inspired to write your own.

What the students say:

"Laura was very generous with her feedback and carefully listened to her students"

"Laura was brilliant and the course more than met my expectations. Thank you"

"An excellent introductory course. The tutor was knowledgable, well prepared and covered a lot of material in the short time available. She was also very friendly and encouraged a lot of class interaction, especially considering the sessions were online"

"There was some really great advice and I came out of it feeling much better about navigating freelance writing"