Write to Work

Applications now LIVE

Write to Work is a 12-week skills development course with creativity at its heart. At WoW we know that writing is fundamental to effective communication and in a constantly developing employment landscape, writing is an invaluable skill. 

You will meet weekly with a group of learners, like yourself, to explore an exciting range of writing skills.  

Make new connections, create new writing, and develop your confidence to pursue the job you want or explore further education and training. 

Have you ever wondered how to write for a radio drama or create a successful blog? What about learning to write for the gaming industry or becoming a freelance copywriter? Write to Work gives you the chance to explore a host of writing practices and learn first-hand from successful writers in a range of fields and specializations. 

Write to Work offers: 

  • Writing workshops 
  • Writer’s social meet ups 
  • One-to-one mentoring 

Create work to be published in an anthology through one-to-one mentoring with industry professionals and published writers. See our bookstore of previous Write to Work anthologies. Available online and at News from Nowhere. 

Write to Work will begin on Tuesday 8th Feb and will be delivered entirely online.

This course is suitable for all writing abilities however participants should have an interest in writing and creativity. 

This course is part of the Directions LCR partnership, and part funded by ESF.  

To be eligible to apply you must meet the following requirements:   

  • You must be currently unemployed (we cannot accept registered as self-employed, on furlough schemes or in full time education).  
  • You must have the legal right to live and work in the UK, up to the end date of the course.  
  • You must currently live in the Liverpool City Region, including the parts of the Wirral listed as Merseyside: Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton, Halton, St Helens, Knowsley.  
  • You must be 18 years+ 
  • You must have access to the internet and Zoom.   

If you are being support by another organisation or charity that is part of the Direction LCR partnership, unfortunately you are not eligible to apply for Write to Work. (If you are unsure, please contact us on the email address provided below).
Applications are LIVE and close on 26th January 2022 @ 12pm. (Applications sent after this date will not be accepted).

To Apply  

Please follow this link to fill in an application form below:  


While the online application form is the preferred method of application, if you have difficulty filling in the google doc. application please contact us using the email address below and we will send you a word.doc application form, which you can fill in and submit to us via email.

For more information, or further queries please email us on: Write2Work@writingonthewall.org.uk. 


This course is part of the Directions LCR project, and part funded by ESF.