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Thriller Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University

Thriller Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: Six evenings

Price: £175

Book with: Creative Short Courses
at Nottingham Trent University

50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4FQ
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About the Course

The thriller genre is amongst one of the most popular genres sought out by today’s readers.

With so many subgenres, such as crime, espionage, supernatural, mystery, there is a subgenre to capture almost any taste.

What’s more, more and more authors are being able to make a profitable income from thrillers in today’s market, including the tutor of this course, Rick Wood.

If you have a spark for creative writing, maybe an idea or aspiration of creating your own enthralling thriller novel, this is your opportunity to learn from an established author with the aim of giving you the skills to turn your initial idea into a well-written, accomplished piece of work you can be proud of.

The course will guide you through the development, planning and writing stages of crafting your novel.

As well as developing your writing skills, you will also learn what you can do with your novel once you’ve finished.

On this course you will:

• explore theories and strategies to develop an idea for a thriller
• improve your creative writing skills
• begin to approach a first draft, and understand the redrafting process
• learn the importance of working with an editor
• receive feedback
• compare traditional and independent publishing (and learn how to go about both)
• gain an overview of how you might make money as an author.

What will I gain?

By the end of the course, you will know how to develop your idea and how to apply various writing skills in coming up with your book.

You will also learn what to do with your novel once it’s done.

This is a course where you will learn from a bestselling author’s mistakes, and share in his experiences of what has made him an author with a loyal fan base.

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: No experience is required.

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What's included in the price?

Six evenings of quality tuition with an experienced tutor. Maximum class size: 15.



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Course Start Dates

Tuesday 25th February 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Evenings
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners

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