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Start Writing Your Novel (Summer School)

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Monday to Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm, three days

Indicative maximum class size: 15

Have you always wanted to write a novel?

Whether you’ve got a great idea but aren’t sure how to begin or have an unfinished manuscript gathering dust under your bed, this practical and playful course will offer exercises and advice to get your novel underway.

Course Code

CSCSSWRIT1

Course Dates

31st July 2017 – 2nd August 2017

Course Fee

£240.00
Course Description

The course will suit both the beginner and those with more experience who are interested in honing a novel or who are seeking fresh inspiration.

On this course you will:

  • explore the essential aspects of novel writing (including character development, setting, point of view, structure and plot)
  • put these elements into practise through a series of creative writing exercises
  • better understand your unique writing ‘voice’ and the story you want to tell
  • consider your individual ideas and needs as a writer.

What will I gain?

By the end of the course you’ll have the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to have a novel underway.

Tutor profile: Megan Taylor is the author of three novels, How We Were Lost, The Dawning and The Lives of Ghosts and a short story collection, The Woman Under the Ground.

She has an MA in Novel Writing with Distinction from Manchester Metropolitan University, and has enjoyed running creative writing workshops for many years.

Not from Nottingham? Find out more about summer accommodation on our doorstep.

Any questions?

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813