Want to know some tips for writing that novel you've always dreamt of? Or maybe you've written one and now you need to know what's next. Are you having trouble breaking into publishing, or are you not sure where to start? Are you ready to get serious?
Claire McGowan is the acclaimed author of seven novels, in both crime fiction and women's fiction. She's the Senior Lecturer in Crime Writing at City University London, and has also taught for many other organisations including Arvon and Guardian Masterclasses.
In this one-day class, Claire will teach you the essential elements of writing a novel that's sellable in today's market, looking at genre, concept, story, characterisation, and also how to overcome the blocks and difficulties that stop us writing. She'll also explain how to break into the industry, and what actions you should be taking to advance your career and become a published novelist.