Date(s) - Mon 25th Oct - Sat 30th Oct, 2021
Moniack Mhor, Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire , IV4 7HT
Finishing That First Draft
After the first flurry of ideas, the excitement, writing a novel can become daunting with characters to develop and plots to engineer. This course will help you finish that first draft with workshops and tutorials on plot and character, on sharpening your descriptions, writing scenes and creating distinctive, propulsive, persuasive voices. Together we can get there.
Adam Foulds is a poet and novelist from London now resident in Toronto. He has been the recipient of a number of literary awards, including The Sunday Times Young Writer Of The Year, The Costa Poetry Prize, The Somerset Maugham Award, The South Bank Show Prize for Literature, The E.M. Forster Award, The Encore Award and The European Union Prize for Literature. His 2009 novel, The Quickening Maze, was shortlisted for The Man Booker Prize. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2010. His latest novel, Dream Sequence, was published early in 2019.
Toby Litt has published novels, short story collections and comics. His most recent book is Patience, a novel (Galley Beggar Press). He runs the Creative Writing MFA at Birkbeck College, and blogs at www.tobylitt.com. He is a member of English Pen. When he is not writing, he likes sitting doing nothing.
We are currently arranging our Guest Reader for this week, and we will update you as soon as we have this exciting news confirmed.
If you want to attend a course with a family member, or someone within your extended household please do let us know and we can arrange use of our former twin rooms. These are available at £600 per person.
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Bursaries are always available, and you also have the option to pay in installments, see How to Book.