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How to write a novel: Planning and Plotting
Sat 24 Sep 2016 to Sat 24 Sep 2016
Do you have an idea for a novel that you'd like to develop? Or have you started a novel and are not sure where to go next?

Through class discussion and practical exercises, this workshop will help you to pinpoint what your novel is really about, enabling you to describe it in an 'elevator pitch'. It'll also help you to identify whose story it is that you're telling, and will offer ways of thinking and practical techniques to help you develop ideas and put together a workable plot.

Russ Thomas teaches creative writing in Sheffield and is a novelist and short story writer. His debut novel, Firewatching won the 2010 Waterstones Booksellers Bursary. He has an MA in creative writing. Susan Elliot Wright has been teaching Creative Writing since 2004. She has an MA in Creative Writing and is the author of two published novels.

For more details or to book, please email Russ or visit


Additional Information:
£45 per session

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