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Writing a Novel Stage 1

w/ Sophie Cunningham, Emily Bitto and guests

Writing a Novel Stage 1

w/ Sophie Cunningham, Emily Bitto and guests
melbourne

Write your novel, and write it well…

For aspiring novelists ready to leap in, this course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing skills in writing from scratch and establishing a writing practice. Using a combination of targeted writing exercises, group discussion and carefully selected examples, the focus of this course will be on your own writing, with the aim of ending the course with a substantial body of new writing, heading towards a first draft of your novel.

March 4, 2021
— May 20, 2021
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melbourne

Writing a Novel – Stage 2

w/ Sophie Cunningham and Emily Bitto + guests, including leading industry agents/publishers

Writing a Novel – Stage 2

w/ Sophie Cunningham and Emily Bitto + guests, including leading industry agents/publishers
melbourne

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.

July 8, 2021
— September 16, 2021
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