Writing: a novel approach
Hidden in every published novel are a range of skills. Discover these skills and learn how to develop them, understand common pitfalls and take home a few tricks of the trade that will have you on the road to writing that novel you've been dreaming about.
|Gillian Polack||9 February||Thursday||6-8pm||8||$310||Join our mailing list|
- Topic 1: Beginnings and ends
- Topic 2: Developing and sustaining character
- Topic 3: The world in the novel - making it real
- Topic 4: Building tension
- Topic 5: Audience and market and what this means for plot and character choices (genre and other matters)
- Topic 6: Understanding voice (both of a character and of a writer)
- Topic 7: Maintaining impetus (getting through the bad writing patches)
- Topic 8: Editing one's own work
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- build on your existing knowledge of storytelling through books, film, TV and other sources
- bring together knowledge, hints, tips, quotes, advice and anecdotes from a range of writers and writing resources
- tap into your creativity and develop a critical approach to improving your writing
- use interactive workshops and exercises to build your skills and experience.
Who should enrol
This course is open to anyone who has an interest in creative writing.