Escuela de Escritores

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The story is written by you

Welcome to the largest school of Creative Writing in Spanish in the world, welcome to the Escuela de Escritores :

We all have a story to tell and we can all find the best way to do it. Because, yes, you can learn to write. Writing is a trade and, as in any trade, the first step is to know and master the techniques that will allow you to exercise it masterfully. Teaching this trade is the raison d'être of the Escuela de Escritores . Learning it is not only within reach of geniuses touched by the divine finger or blessed with the gene of writing: the thousands of people who have passed through our classroom and virtual classroom discover it every day for fifteen years.

When an occupation is exercised with mastery, it becomes art and when we talk about art we also talk about those intangibles that are talent or inspiration. Talent is not learned, but you have little or much, you can develop it in the right environment. Writers have always needed to surround themselves with other writers in search of guidance or advice (remember literary gatherings or the epistolary relationship among many of them). Escuela de Escritores is a meeting place for Spanish-speaking writers from around the world, a community where you can share the experience of writing with your classmates, guided by many of the best teachers of Creative Writing in Spanish.

Because to begin to write is only the beginning. There are many writers who, when asked why they write, what they get at so many hours before the blank page, respond with two words: more life. A writer lives many lives: his and all that he discovers within himself. Something breaks when we write: that layer of fear that separates us from the world, from true emotions. On the other side we are born fragile words, that a writer learns to care until they meet in phrases that, with patience and a lot of trade, end up being stories, novels, scripts, poems, art, life.

If your desire is to train you as a writer, get started in the secrets and techniques of this difficult and exciting job, we will not disappoint you. We can not promise success, or thousands of readers, or the discomforts of fame, that literary glory that some confuse with being a writer; but we can guarantee a solid, complete and well-structured training that will allow you to learn all the techniques and resources of the trade: a training on which you can build your voice and your speech, that life that beats in your interior and that only you you can count.

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  • Spanish

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Programs

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Creative Writing Course

Online Part time 3 months September 2018 Spain Spain Online

Writing is a trade that can be learned. If you want to write, you can, but first you must know the techniques of a trade as old as the man: the storyteller. Because a story can take many forms: that of a story or a novel, yes, but also that of a conference, an advertisement or a biography. [+]

Rafa TurnesDescription of the workshop

Writing is a trade that can be learned. If you want to write, you can, but first you must know the techniques of a trade as old as the man: the storyteller. Because a story can take many forms: that of a story or a novel, yes, but also that of a conference, an advertisement or a biography.

The agenda of Creative Writing has been prepared by Enrique Páez, one of the pioneers of the teaching of creative writing in Spain. Enrique knows that the first step in writing a story is ... to start writing. Overcoming the fears associated with creation, freeing the imagination and knowing the techniques that allow you to express your talent (the characters, the construction of the scene, the visibility, the narrator, the time ...) are the objectives of this course. With your unbound writing and mastery of narrative techniques, the time will come to manipulate and transcend them.... [-]


Short story course

Online Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Spain Online

Our world moves to flashes and with small stories that form a whole, and the short story is no less. In this course of initiation we will learn techniques and tricks very useful to provide our brief stories of strength and depth. Count a lot with very little. Suggest. Impacting the reader and catching him. Through the writing and analysis of the texts (own and those of other authors) the student will discover their own style and preferences while evolving as a writer. [+]

Workshop Description

Our world moves to flashes and with small stories that form a whole, and the short story is no less. In this course of initiation we will learn techniques and tricks very useful to provide our brief stories of strength and depth. Count a lot with very little. Suggest. Impacting the reader and catching him. Through the writing and analysis of the texts (own and those of other authors) the student will discover their own style and preferences while evolving as a writer.

The subject of the Short Story course is written in collaboration with our teachers specialized in the genre of the tale, such as Angel Zapata, Javier Sagarna, Aixa de la Cruz, Paula Lapido, Ignacio Ferrando, Alfonso Fernandez Burgos Matías Candeira, Juan Carlos Márquez, Mariana Torres and Juan Gómez Bárcena, among others.... [-]


Course in black genre

Online Part time 3 months September 2018 Spain Spain Online

Since Stieg Larsson published the Millennium saga, the adepts to the genre have not stopped growing. Readers, publishers, booksellers: all in search of the same: the black novel. But what is a black novel nowadays? What are the keys to writing dark stories? Is it possible to dispense with the police investigation in a text called "negro"? [+]

With Marcelo Luján

Workshop Description

Since Stieg Larsson published the Millennium saga, the adepts to the genre have not stopped growing. Readers, publishers, booksellers: all in search of the same: the black novel. But what is a black novel nowadays? What are the keys to writing dark stories? Is it possible to dispense with the police investigation in a text called "negro"?

We believe - and we have proof of this - that there is a new way of telling reality. We believe that the rise for "the black" does not directly refer to the classic histories of detective research. The Greek tragedy - Oedipus Rey, for example - is usually a narrative plagued by darkness, without the strict necessity of resorting to research. That is, evil occurs - evil exists - prior to the discovery of the killer. And it is this aspect that interests us, because it breaks with the traditional canons. Everything that has to do with evil, attracts us. As readers but also as writers.... [-]


Effective writing course

Online Part time 3 months September 2018 Spain Spain Online

This workshop is a runway for people wishing to improve their writing, either because their work requires it, for their studies (administrative, translators, university students, opponents ...) or because they want to get started in literary creation. [+]

Workshop Description

This workshop is a runway for people wishing to improve their writing, either because their work requires it, for their studies (administrative, translators, university students, opponents ...) or because they want to get started in literary creation. It provides the necessary grammatical and stylistic notions so that the student acquires a solid formal basis that allows him to confidently face the writing of any type of text.

In the course both native speakers and foreigners can participate from a level C1 in Spanish.

Functioning

The courses are taught in our virtual Campus and can be followed from anywhere and at any time. Each unit the teacher comments on all the texts in a written report, in which besides making a personalized comment to each student, makes a global commentary, focused on the theme of the unit and complemented by what was discussed in the group along unit. ... [-]


Poetry course

Online Part time 9 months October 2018 Spain Spain Online

This workshop will provide us with the fundamental keys to understanding poetry and poetic writing. We will be based on the reading and analysis of poets of reference in the contemporary, at the same time, discovering our own voice, its rhythm, its structure, its way of being made and of being said. [+]

Workshop Description

This workshop will provide us with the fundamental keys to understanding poetry and poetic writing. We will be based on the reading and analysis of poets of reference in the contemporary, at the same time, discovering our own voice, its rhythm, its structure, its way of being made and of being said.

In order to do this, it will be proposed during the course of practice on the poem from the first day: how to face the blank page, how to find the right mold for the expression of meaning, how to let the text rest and then rewrite it and finally we can perform that intense work of language that is the poem. The learning will be completed with the writing of your own texts so that during the process, and from an appropriate theoretical framework, you can find your own voice.... [-]


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Madrid, Community of Madrid, 28010 ES
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