DBC Pierre became the first person to win both a Booker and Whitbread prize for the same novel – Vernon God Little, his first – written without a literary background, and with no long-held aspiration to write. This taster masterclass aims to induct new writers into the mysteries and practicalities of writing publishable fiction from scratch. There are 15 places available. This session will require an extra payment of £40 per person.
Guardian Masterclasses is an international programme of face-to-face courses across film, food and drink, gardening, music, photography, technology, writing and other disciplines.
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Welcome to Guardian masterclasses – a unique programme of learning embedded within one of the world's most forward-thinking media organisations.
Masterclasses offer a broad range of short and long courses across a variety of disciplines from creative writing, journalism, photography and design, film and digital media, music and cultural appreciation.
Harnessing the expertise and specialisms within the organisation, our courses are led by first class and award winning guardian professionals whilst also drawing on the skills and expertise of other leading figures at the forefront of the creative and digital industries.
The programme is aimed at anyone interested in personal or professional development whether that be refining your skills, focusing your ambition or simply broadening your mind and gaining inspiration.