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The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to Tap into your Inner-Detective
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The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to Tap into your Inner-Detective
Live online course
- Next course on 26th February 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you to investigate what cosy crime is, and why it is one of the most engaging genres within fictional crime writing. It’s aimed...
A Critical Eye: Reading to Develop your Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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A Critical Eye: Reading to Develop your Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 5th March 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you examine the ways to ‘read’ a novel or text beyond its first impressions. It’s aimed at anyone interested in developing their creative...
Construct your Character: How to Develop Effective and Relatable Characters (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Construct your Character: How to Develop Effective and Relatable Characters (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 16th June 2022
£15
Characters are vital to fiction; long after the book has been placed back on the shelf, it is the impact of those characters who remain engrained in our mind. This...
Crack the Case: Writing Effective Crime Fiction - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
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Crack the Case: Writing Effective Crime Fiction - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 2nd December 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will help you establish the fundamentals of crime writing. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for crime fiction, whether you...
Developing Your Voice in Creative Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Developing Your Voice in Creative Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 28th April 2022
£15
The term ‘voice’ is thrown about a lot in creative writing circles. This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you assess exactly what ‘voice’ is, and how you can strengthen...
Direct Dialogue: How to Create Effective Dialogue (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Direct Dialogue: How to Create Effective Dialogue (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th May 2022
£15
This two-hour online workshop will introduce you to writing effective dialogue for your creative writing; whilst ensuring realism and its necessity to the plot. It’s aimed at anyone interested in...
Free Writing and Grief (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Free Writing and Grief (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 25th November 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop, delivered via Zoom, will help develop your understanding of free writing, addressing its many benefits and assessing how it can be useful for one's well-being....
Getting Paid for Non-Fiction Articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Getting Paid for Non-Fiction Articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 29th January 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will introduce you to the world of writing creative non-fiction articles, which is a vital source of income for any writer. It’s...
Introduction to Writing Horror Fiction: The Devil's in the Detail - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to Writing Horror Fiction: The Devil's in the Detail - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th December 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will help you establish the fundamentals of writing horror fiction. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for the horror genre,...
On a Dark, Dark Night: Worldbuilding in Horror and Crime (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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On a Dark, Dark Night: Worldbuilding in Horror and Crime (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 5th May 2022
£15
Horror and crime are both genres which immerse readers into the world that has been created; sometimes from the ‘real world’ and other times from imagined worlds. This two-hour online...

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