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 have done any previous writing before or are a complete beginner.
You will look at how to most effectively create tension, atmosphere, engaging characters and dialogue for fictional crime writing.
During the course you will:
- take part in a dynamic group discussion on effective crime writing
- complete writing tasks from prompts
- gain feedback on your writing style.
What will I gain?
By the end of the session you will have built confidence in your writing skills and have some new ideas to further pursue your crime writing.
Level: Beginner / Intermediate
Entry requirement: No previous experience is necessary.
Here's what our previous attendees said:
'Learnt loads as an absolute beginner, looking forward to planning my plot' SC
'As I am just looking to write my first book (currently have 3000 words!!) all the content was extremely valuable and made me think about what to include' DM
'I thought Charlotte was engaging and fascinating, I very much look forward to attending more of her courses. Many thanks!' AR
Tutor Profile: Charlotte Baker is an author and an associate lecturer and PhD student at the University of Derby.
She has an interest in horror, identification, true crime and fandom.
Charlotte has over thirty fiction and non-fiction publications.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
Two hours of expert tuition from an experienced tutor.
Certificate of attendance upon completion.
Indicative maximum class size: 12
This course is taught online
1 evening (6:00pm to 8:00pm)
This craft course provider has been awarded Silver status for receiving 5 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
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