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Creative Writing – Write your first novel
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English with some Welsh

Creative Writing – Write your first novel

Course Code: K23C0038A
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Write your first novel


8 weeks
04/06/2024
This course runs for 8 weeks with lessons for 2 hours a week from 13:00 to 15:00 on Tuesdays
Free (Learners living/working in Wales) / £104 (Learners from outside of Wales)
AOC|ALW, Bryn Menai, Holyhead Road, Bangor, LL57 2JA
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8 weeks

This course runs for 8 weeks with lessons for 2 hours a week from 13:00 to 15:00 on Tuesdays

Non-accredited

Overview

Have a novel idea but not sure where to start? Join Dr DeAnn Bell on an 8-week creative journey into the world of novel writing with "Write Your First Novel." This comprehensive course is designed for aspiring authors who are ready to turn their creative ideas into captivating narratives. Over the duration of the program, we will explore key elements such as plot development, character creation, setting, effective writing routines, and the art of creative expression. Learn the tools to bring your creative idea to life.

Content

Week 1 - Understanding Genre
Week 2 - Conflicts- Who, Why and Why Now?
Week 3 - Narrative structure and Plot movement
Week 4 - The opening scenes and narrative questions
Week 5 - Novel planning and setting up your word document.
Week 6 - Plotting vs Pantsing
Week 7 - Keeping yourself motivated
Week 8 - Workshop with Chapter 1

Qualification

Non accredited.

Entry Requirements

No Formal requirements but experience in one of the short fiction classes is helpful.

Career Path

This class is necessary to take The Novel Beyond the Basics

What Do I Need?

Writing implements such as pen, pencil, paper or computer. 2 hours of class time a week.
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