An eight-week course, led by author Helen Cooper, offering practical tips and guidance on how to get your novel written!Writing a Novel with Helen Cooper Wednesdays 19th February - 8th April 6:30pm-9:00pm
This 8-week course explores the novel-writing process from initial hook to final edits, helping you to develop plot, structure, character, dialogue and style. You'll analyse examples of great writing, experiment with creative exercises, and get feedback on your own work and ideas. You'll also learn how to prepare your novel for submission to agents or publishers and consider what makes it unique.
The course will look at… Developing initial ideas and establishing a 'hook' Creating believable characters and making your reader care about them Different approaches to planning and plotting Narrative structures and how they work/how to use them Building suspense, keeping the reader gripped Dialogue, description, and style Editing and improving Preparing your book for submission
Helen Cooper is a writer from Derby. She has taught English and Academic Writing in both FE and HE, and most recently was Head of Learning Enhancement at the University of Birmingham.
Tickets: £115, £105 Concessions & £95 QUAD Members from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/get-creative/writing-novel
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