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What’s at stake? Writing vampire and zombie fiction - at Nottingham Trent University

What’s at stake? Writing vampire and zombie fiction - at Nottingham Trent University

Duration: One day

Price: £45

Book with: Creative Short Courses
at Nottingham Trent University

50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4FQ

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About the Course

Vampires and zombies fiction is still alive and kicking (well, not quite!) in the horror genre.

This one-day workshop will help you understand its current position in the industry.

It will also introduce you to the skills you need to create fiction that gets noticed.

This day is comprised of short lectures, group discussions and practical writing exercises.

On this course you will:

- gain an understanding of vampire and zombie literary history
- examine key texts for hints and tips
- assess our own expectations of zombies and vampires
- learn how to create your own work which fills a gap in the current market
- gain feedback on a short piece of your own.

The course is open to beginners as well as people with some writing experience looking for inspiration.

What will I gain?

You’ll leave this course with a short piece of creative horror writing that can be a great starting point for further development.

You’ll also have the knowledge of what to do with your text, and where best to get published.

“Fantastic tutor, very welcoming atmosphere, engaging and informative discussions. Absolutely brilliant.” EI

“Really enjoyable – would attend other courses by this tutor.” MG

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What's included in the price?

A day of quality teaching with an experienced writing tutor.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 19th October 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends

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