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Novel Writing Course

Novel Writing Course

Have you developed an idea for a novel but need a boost of confidence? Maybe you’ve started writing but hit the infamous writers block? Maybe you need regular deadlines – or written half a book and got stuck! Maybe you need a little more guidance on technique, or simply to hear the work read aloud.

Our Novel Writing Courses are designed to kick-start the process of writing a novel in a meaningful and focused way. You do not have to have prior experience or taken another course, but you may have an understanding of writing techniques such as plot, structure and character. At each session, you will bring in extracts of your work and have the opportunity to troubleshoot your problems. You will also hear your writing aloud and receive feedback from both an experienced tutor and your writing peers. Designed to motivate, nurture and challenge, this writing class has been created with the realities of writing in mind.

NOVEL WRITING COURSE CONTENT

 

  • Focus on kick-starting your novel through action and character.
  • Regular deep dives on story, structure and character.
  • Group discussion on use of metaphor and the descriptive element of your prose.
  • Practical support tailored to suit your needs or those of the group.

 

Please note: for this course it is important that for the first session you have an idea, or an already started, novel that you want to develop. If you are unsure whether this course is right for you, please call the City Academy team on 0207 042 8833 or email info@city-academy.com

OUR APPROACH

Like all of our writing courses, you’ll receive friendly, constructive feedback from your teacher throughout the course. The opportunity to discuss and share your ideas with a group of fellow writers can be an incredibly useful part of the creative process, helping you develop the style and scope of your writing.

Please note: fluency in English is essential for this course. If you have any special requirements please inform our Customer Services Team prior to your course start date so we can ensure we cater for these needs. You can call us on 0207 042 8833or email info@city-academy.com.

Hear what our students have to say


We had a fantastic tutor. There was a real sincerity in his work and approach to teaching. I thoroughly enjoyed every session.

Louise

Lots of support and it quickly felt like a strong team dynamic. We were given really useful techniques that I’ll take going forward.

Hayley


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DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
18 Jan - 1 Mar Mon 18:30-21:00 7 weeks Freddie Machin Fora Space - Dallington Street £425.00
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Try our Writing Summer School

Practice writing in multiple formats, from prose to screenplay, and develop your writing style with expert advice from our team of writers.
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
18 Jan - 1 Mar Mon 18:30-21:00 7 weeks Freddie Machin Fora Space - Dallington Street £425.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Novel Writing Course Venues


Novel Writing Course tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

CREATIVE WRITING SUMMER SCHOOL

Kick-start your writing, whether you have an existing idea that you would like to develop or you’re still looking for inspiration on our Creative Writing Summer School

Continue your journey

After you have completed your course - we recommend continuing your journey on one of the following courses:

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