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Apprenticeships in Fiction
Aiming for publication? Adventures in Fiction offers a firmly established, one-year professional development programme

The apprenticeship scheme takes on a small number of aspiring writers a year, pairing them with a mid-career novelist working in the same genre. 

Apprenticeships in Fiction is a structured, supervised programme of interactive workshops, manuscript appraisals and consultations supplemented by regular, ongoing feedback and peer group support. It offers an opportunity to work towards publication, within the context of current industry trends and standards. Apprentices benefit from engaging directly with an experienced writer-mentor who will guide them through the process of writing a first novel, from first draft to completion.

The original boot camp for writers, the scheme has a high success rate. In seven years, it has already resulted in seven publications and referred more than thirteen writers to literary agents. Specialist areas include literary and commercial fiction, crime, fantasy and fiction for children and young people (9+ and YA).

The scheme includes:

• An intensive workshop on the key elements of successful fiction.
• Individual attention from a mentor working in the same genre.
• Two FULL assessments of your novel.
• A workshop with a literary agent.
• A detailed guide to writing the perfect submission package.
• A final workshop on building and sustaining a career as a writer.
• A public profile of you and your work on the website.

This is a highly competitive and demanding programme that seeks to fast-track aspiring writers of outstanding talent.

Fees: £2975.00 inclusive. (Instalment plan option.)

For more information and to apply

Additional Information:
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Contact Information:
Apprenticeships in Fiction
Contact Name:
Marion Urch
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