“A brilliant course. Your tutors were superb and really knew their stuff.” – Margaret
A two-day weekend masterclass offering the only dedicated course on writing and publishing book-length travel stories.
This unique weekend is intended for anyone considering or already involved in a book-length writing project. It will guide you through the pleasures and problems of writing long-form and help you to map out your own way forward.
In a small group led by experienced writers, we will explore the creative potential of a genre that spans travel, memoir, humour, adventure, culture, confession and so much more. We will also survey the routes to getting your book published.
What’s in the course?
This is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the possibilities of turning your travels into a book. Focused on the narrative power of long-form writing, key content includes:
- Planning a long-form project
- Developing ideas and themes
- Finding a shape for your story
- Creating narrative drive
- Openings and endings
- Plots, sublots, characters and companions
- Motifs, symbols and meanings
- Describing people and places
- Writing about yourself
- How the market works
- Approaching agents and publishers
- Building a writing career
- Next steps
‘I have so much confidence right now, thanks to you. I feel like a different person.’ – Rosie
Date: 25-26 January 2020
Location: central London, UK
Price: early price £350, full price £315
Level: beginners, returners and advanced
Early booking discount
Book early for a 10% discount. Available up to 4 weeks ahead.