13:30 – 16:30
Strutt's North Mill Museum
Bridge Street
DE56 1BA
Price: £19.34

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Arts Team, Alfreton Library Severn Square
DE55 7BQ

01629 532886


CANCELLED- Structuring your Novel with Joanna Courtney

Writing workshop
Do you have the idea for a fantastic novel burning away at your brain? Have you perhaps fleshed out the characters, thought about the setting, toyed with the plot or even started writing? That’s fantastic but what you may need to turn those fledgling ideas into a novel that can truly get off the ground, is some help with how to structure it. Where to open, how to build to a crisis point, how to weave in subplots and how to create pace and intrigue to hook your reader in and, most importantly of all, to keep them hooked in all the way to the end.

Led by a widely published novelist who writes both historical fiction as Joanna Courtney and contemporary fiction as Anna Stuart, this workshop will help you give shape to your ideas so that you can complete that novel and it can burn up the shelves instead of your brain!

Please note this event is suitable for ages 18 plus.

Joanna writes historical novels including the Queens of Conquest series. She is currently working on her new series Shakespeare's Queens, the first of which to be published is 'Blood Queen' She has also published a contemporary novel 'Bonnie and Stan' under the pen name Anna Stuart. Joanna studied English literature at University, specialising in medieval literature and lectures in creative writing for the Open University.

A half-day LoveLit writing workshop for adults, part of the writing ambitions workshop programme presented by Arts Derbyshire in partnership with.Strutt's North Mill Museum.


Booking essential, book early to avoid disappointment. Please bring along your favourite writing implement and paper.

Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.

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Telephone Number: To contact Strutt's North Mill Museum please telephone 01773 880474 (Weds-Sun 11am-4pm)

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