7.00 to 9.00 pm
via Google Meet
Price: £14

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Arts Team, Alfreton Library Severn Square
DE55 7BQ

01629 532886


What Next for your Novel with Alex Davis

Writing workshop
Ideal for anyone who’s just completed NaNoWriMo, finished their book or is well into the process of writing their novel!

About this Event

The novel you always want to write is finished, or well on its way… and with that first draft done the inevitable question is what to do next? This session will take a look at both the creative and practical steps you can take with your book to try and push it towards publication and achieving a wide reading audience! We’ll take in how to make sure you push to the end, the editing process, the research process of finding a suitable agent/publisher and how to submit to them. ideal for anyone who’s just completed NaNoWriMo, finished their book or is well into the process of writing their novel!

An online workshop via Google Meet.

Alex Davis is an author, tutor, lecturer and event organiser who has been active in literature in and around Derbyshire for 15 years. His published works include the novel The Last War and the non-fiction book Martyrs: A Personal Perspective, alongside a wide range of short stories and poems. He has been teaching creative writing to adults for more than a decade, and is an Associate Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing at the University of Derby. His column Fantastic Realms gives advice on genre fiction writing each month in Writing Magazine. As an event organiser he is best-known for Derby’s annual Edge-Lit event, and has worked on a host of conferences and conventions around the UK.

An evening LoveLit writing workshop for adults, part of the writing ambitions workshop programme presented by Arts Derbyshire.

If you would like to find out more about NaNoWrimo 2020 you can visit their website https://nanowrimo.org/

Please note that bookings close at 12 noon on 2nd December or whenever the event sells out. Booking is essential, please book early to avoid disappointment. You will be contacted a few days prior to the workshop with details on how to access the workshop.

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