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Writing a Novel Stage 2w/ Sophie Cunningham and Emily Bitto + guests, including leading industry agents/publishers
Write your novel, and write it well…
This three-month course builds on the work started in Writing a Novel: Stage 1 and is suitable for writers who have completed that course, or who have a substantially completed rough or first draft of a novel-in-progress. This course will develop craft and technical skills required to turn a rough draft into a work of art. Using exercises focused on your own work, you’ll finish the course with a deep understanding of the novelists’ craft and how it applies to your own novel.
— September 16, 2021
Getting Published as a Writer for Childrenw/ Jane Godwin and guest Davina Bell
Are you a new writer for children? This one-day course offers an understanding of what goes on inside a publishing house, how publishers make their choices, how to give yourself the best chance of publication and what to expect from the publishing process.
— August 21, 2021
Editing Skills for Creative Writersw/ Angela Meyer
Revision and redrafting are essential parts of building a successful manuscript – so understanding how to edit yourself is a necessary step in learning how to write well. Editing yourself as a writer is an important skill to develop before starting out, and crucial to hone as you continue working on your manuscript.
— November 17, 2021