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The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to tap into your Inner-Detective (Online) - Nottingham Trent University

The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to tap into your Inner-Detective (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Description

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 at anyone interested in developing their creative writing, whether you have done any previous writing before or are a complete beginner.

With the recent success of Pavesi’s Eight Detectives, Turton’s The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle and Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club, there is a clear demand for the genre.

During the course you will:

- take part in a dynamic group discussion on writing
- complete writing tasks from prompts
- begin to plan out your own cosy crime
- 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 writing.

Level: Beginner / Intermediate

Entry requirement: No previous experience is necessary.

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 fictional and nonfictional publications.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Two hours of quality tuition from an experienced tutor.

Contact

Creative Short Courses at Nottingham Trent University

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Limited mobility
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Vision impaired
  • Wheelchair users
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