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How to turn your idea into a novel with Jill Dawson

Guardian Masterclasses

Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)

How to turn your idea into a novel with Jill Dawson

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An inspirational workshop that will help you to get your novel out of your head and onto the page, with award-winning author Jill Dawson

If you have an idea for a novel, this inspiring class will help you to stop procrastinating and dive into writing. You’ll get involved in practical exercises where you’ll dream up scenes, play with images and flesh out characters. You’ll also learn the essentials of synopsis-writing, structure and storytelling, as well as how to boost productivity.

Suitable for writers of all levels, it’s the ideal class to help you to get your novel out of your head and onto the page.

Content 

  • How to stop procrastinating and start writing
  • Identifying research that needs to be done, and the best ways to go about it
  • Developing scenes, settings and establishing a voice
  • How to create and flesh out characters
  • Story, themes, structure and shape
  • The essentials of synopsis-writing
  • How to make time in your life for writing
  • Writing activities, with opportunity for feedback on work carried out during the class

Tutor profile

Jill Dawson is an award-winning author whose novels include The Great Lover and The Tell-Tale Heart. She has taught at the University of East Anglia, and is a founder of www.gold-dust.org.uk.

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The Guardian
Kings Place
90 York Way
N1 9GU London
United Kingdom

Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)


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Guardian Masterclasses

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.

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