ONE DAY CREATIVE WRITING COURSES
VENUE: IFOLD, WEST SUSSEX RH140RU
(OR A LOCATION NEAR YOU FOR A SMALL GROUP YOU CAN BRING TOGETHER)
9.30. Welcome. Coffee/ tea etc
10.00 Session one: Habits of successful writers. This session will: look at the habits and experiences of successful writers, covering topics such as where ideas come from, how to banish writer’s block, planning, finding motivation, how to attract an agent’s attention, how to get published.
11.15 Break for coffee/tea etc
11.30 How to Create Convincing Characters. This session will which look at how to move away from stereotypes and present characters who will stay in the mind long after the story is finished. It will involve some brief writing exercises.
12.45 – 1.30 pm: Lunch A buffet style lunch will be available. Please notify us in advance of any special dietary requirements.
1.30- 2.45: Dazzling dialogue: How to create convincing converstions in fiction. This session will look at: how to craft speech that sounds authentic, imitating male and female speech styles; how to use dialogue to express emotion.
2.45-3.00: Break for tea/coffee etc
3-4 pm: A sense of place: This session will look at descriptions that enrich your writing.
4.00- 4.30 Round up session with practical advice on creating a presence online and epublishing.
Saturday 17th March 2018 Friday 20th April 2018, Saturday 12th May 2018,
£60 per person (including all refreshments and course materials).