Writers' Workshop

City University London
En Islington (Inglaterra)

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  • Short course
  • Islington (Inglaterra)
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This is an advanced fiction-writing short course designed to help experienced writers move ongoing work towards a publishable standard.Students' fiction (chapters from novels or short stories) will be circulated in advance and then constructively critiqued within the group.You will also submit and workshop a synopsis of your novel; write an author biog and covering letter to send to agents and publishers; and will select a topic for proposed discussion in class (e.g., pace, multiple viewpoints).The size of the Writers’ Workshop classes will be restricted to 12 students, so early booking is advised. For anyone interested in applying to The Novel Studio, Writers' Workshop is excellent preparation.Why Choose a City Short Course?Our Writers' Workshop short course is for those who want to develop their writing to a publishable standard.Our 10 weekly evening classes, tutored by an experienced writer and editor, enable students to edit and draft their work and take their writing to the next level. All taught from our Central London campus. Course Information Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply Monday 3 October 2016 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £335.00 CS3209 Apply Now Monday 16 January 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £335.00 CS3209 Apply Now Friday 20 January 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £335.00 CS3209 Apply Now Monday 8 May 2017 18:30 -20:30 10 weekly classes £335.00 CS3209 Apply Now Friday 5 May 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £335.00 CS3209 Apply Now ...

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Islington
Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendés en este curso?

IT
Writing
Publishers

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What will I learn?
  • You will learn to: Understand the construction of a sustained piece of fiction;
  • Revise and edit your work;
  • Identify markets and the requirements of publishers;
  • Give, receive and apply constructive criticism;
  • Put together a submission for an agent or publisher, consisting of a synopsis, first three chapters or short stories and covering letter.
What will I do on the course?
  • Submit and workshop a synopsis of your novel (approx. 500 words);
  • Submit and workshop 3 chapters of your novel or 3 short stories (max. 5000 words each chapter or story);
  • Select a topic you are interested in for focused discussion in class (e.g., "Pace", "Dialogue", "Multiple Viewpoints");
  • Write an author biog and covering letter to send to agents/publishers.

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Teaching and Assessment

Students are assessed by their contribution to class discussions and their work on in-class and homework exercises, as well as their submitted synopsis, chapters or stories.