Masterclass: Plotting and Planning a Novel - with Susan Elliot Wright and Russell Thomas

Sat 30 Nov 2019 - 10:30 am

Do you have an idea for a novel that you'd like to develop further? Or have you started a novel and are not sure where to go next? Through class discussion and practical exercises, this masterclass will help you to pinpoint what your novel is really about, enabling you to describe it in an 'elevator pitch'.

It'll also help you to identify whose story it is that you're telling and will offer ways of thinking and practical techniques to help you develop your ideas and put them together into a workable plot.

About Susan and Russ

Susan Elliot Wright is the bestselling author of four novels, most recently The Flight of Cornelia Blackwood (Simon & Schuster, 2019) Before turning to fiction, she was a magazine journalist specialising in health and parenting, and has written several books on health conditions and related topics. She has an MA in writing from Sheffield Hallam University where she is now an associate lecturer, and she is currently a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at Sheffield University.

Russ Thomas is a former bookseller who now writes full-time. His debut novel Firewatching will be published Feb 2020 and is the first in a new series of crime novels set in Sheffield.

Sat 30 Nov 2019
From 10:30 am until 5:00 pm

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