CLOSED Award-Winning How To Edit Your Writing Course
A ‘work in progress’ online course for those who have a first draft of a novel or story, are stuck halfway through, or are beginners looking to shape or develop their next piece.
About the course
Rest of the World: $224
27th Oct then every Tuesday for 4 weeks. Ends 17th Nov.
1 Hour - 6pm-7pm GMT
For those who have a first draft of a novel or story, or are stuck halfway through, this ‘work in progress’ course provides writers with the inspiration and skills to take their writing to the next level. This course is also suitable for beginners who are looking at how to shape or develop their next piece.
What is the aim? To gain all the skills you need to write or re-write your work.
What is the outcome? Scenes from your novel or story, character notes, a synopsis, ideas on the voice and viewpoint, and a plan for how you will continue.
How you will learn
Our team of editors, novelists and scriptwriters will provide a helping hand – making you a more confident writer.
Thanks to our status as a platform for discovering the best literary talent – having helped kick-start the careers of several literary writers to acclaim, such as Nikesh Shukla, Naomi Alderman, Peng Shepherd, Clare Wigfall, Stuart Evers, Inua Ellams and others on the Man Booker Prize longlists – we have far-reaching external networks that create opportunities for your work to get in front of editors, agents and publishers. You will learn through:
- Generating and pitching ideas
- Submissions best practices and feedback
- Live readings & performances
- Writing and sharing your work online
- Specialist workshops
- Live salons
Gabriel Gbadamosi is a poet, playwright, broadcaster and essayist. His London novel Vauxhall (2013) won the Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize, Best International Novel at the Sharjah Book Fair and was runner-up for the McKitterick Prize. He was AHRC Creative and Performing Arts Fellow in European and African performance at the Pinter Centre, Goldsmiths, a Judith E. Wilson Fellow for creative writing at Cambridge University and Royal Literary Fund Fellow at City & Guilds of London Art School. Sample essays can be found online at The Blazing Light In August Granta Magazine and An Informal History of the Male Nude BBC Radio 3.