Start Writing Your Novel

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  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Part-time (day)
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 5 August 2019
  • Course duration: Three days

Have you always wanted to write a novel?

Whether you’ve got a great idea but aren’t sure how to begin or have an unfinished manuscript gathering dust under your bed, this practical and playful course will offer exercises and advice to get your novel underway.

The course will suit both the beginner and those with more experience who are interested in honing a novel or who are seeking fresh inspiration.

What will I gain?

By the end of the course you’ll have the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to have a novel underway.

"Our tutor was exceptional. Well prepared with excellent ideas, activities and tips. I found her very inspirational, and was sorry when the course ended." CR

Tutor profile: Megan Taylor is the author of three novels, How We Were LostThe Dawning and The Lives of Ghosts and a short story collection, The Woman Under the Ground.

She has an MA in Novel Writing with Distinction from Manchester Metropolitan University, and has enjoyed running creative writing workshops for many years.

Indicative maximum class size: 15

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

On this course you will:

  • explore the essential aspects of novel writing (including character development, setting, point of view, structure and plot)
  • put these elements into practise through a series of creative writing exercises
  • better understand your unique writing ‘voice’ and the story you want to tell
  • consider your individual ideas and needs as a writer.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £225.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £225.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418