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April, 2014
22 Tue For 10 weeks How to Write a Novel (10weeks) start 22.04.14
May
6 Tue For 4 weeks Creative Writing Flying Start (HM) 4 weeks start 06.05.14
June
3 Tue For 4 weeks Picture Books Course 4 week start 03.06.14
10 Tue For 6 weeks How to Write a Novel (6weeks) start 10.06.14
    For 6 weeks Self-Editing (6week) start10.06.14
    For 4 weeks Screenwriting (4 week) start 10.06.14
24 Tue For 6 weeks How to Write for Children (6weeks) start 24.06.14
July
1 Tue For 4 weeks Creative Writing Flying Start (HM) 4 weeks start 01.07.14
August
5 Tue For 4 weeks Creative Writing Flying Start (SD) 4 week start 01.08.14
September
2 Tue For 4 weeks Creative Writing Flying Start (HM) 4 weeks start 02.09.14
    For 6 weeks Screenwriting (4 week) start 02.09.14
16 Tue For 6 weeks Writing From Life 16.09.14
    For 6 weeks How to Write for Children (6weeks) start 16.09.14
23 Tue For 10 weeks How to Write a Novel (10weeks) start 23.09.14
October
7 Tue For 6 weeks Self-Editing (6week) start 07.10.14
November
4 Tue For 4 weeks Creative Writing Flying Start (SD) 4 weeks start 04.11.14
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How to Write a Novel (10weeks) start 22.04.14

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 For 10 weeks

  • 6 spaces available.
  • An online payment is required to book.
  • Bookings end on April 21.

This course is designed for new writers who want to write a novel and is aimed at more confident writers who feel ready for a more in-depth approach to the subject. You don't need to have any prior creative writing experience - most of our students don't.

Week One: Ideas and Concepts

Week Two: Openings.

Week Three: Settings.

Week Four: Aspects of Style, 1 “show, don’t tell”, and points of view.

Week Five: Aspects of Style, 2. The two mainstays of prose - description and dialogue.

Week Six: Finding your Voice

Week Seven: Characterisation and Inner Worlds.

Week Eight: Plotting and Structure.

Week Nine: Rewriting and self-editing.

Week Ten: Endings, agents and sources of help.

Online. International students are welcome. How it Works: The course will run for 6 weeks. Each week there will be a video lecture, supported by detailed lecture notes and a classroom discussion. You will also be given a weekly homework assignment.

Course Tutor: Rebecca Connell

Course Cost: £395.00 See Terms & Conditions