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JANUARY COURSES AND WORKSHOPS AT QUAD, DERBY

Take a look at the courses on offer at Derby Quad in January 2019.
CREATIVE WRITING TASTER SESSION With Alex Davis
Tuesday 8th Jan, 10:30am-12:30am
Tickets £5 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/adults/creative-writing-taster-session

If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at writing – or have a new year’s resolution to give it a go – then this fun, informative taster session could be ideal for you! Exploring the basics of plot and characterisation, our first workshop of 2019 is the perfect way for you to try you hand at fiction

CREATIVE WRITING TASTER SESSION With Alex Davis
Tuesday 8th Jan, 10:30am-12:30am
Tickets £5 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/adults/creative-writing-taster-session

If you’ve ever fancied trying your hand at writing – or have a new year’s resolution to give it a go – then this fun, informative taster session could be ideal for you! Exploring the basics of plot and characterisation, our first workshop of 2019 is the perfect way for you to try you hand at fiction.

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HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL With Alex Davis
Thursday 10th Jan, 1:00pm-3:00pm (Afternoon session), 7:00pm-9:00pm (Evening session)
Tickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/adults/how-write-novel

New year, new you… new book? This session will explore the process of writing a novel, looking at the obstacles that might have prevented you finishing that book in the past, as well as offering a range of practical exercises and advice to keep you writing all year!

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Writing Fantastic Tales: An Introduction to writing Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror
With Ruth De Haas
Saturday 12th Jan, 2pm-5pm
Tickets £13, £12 members/conc from QUAD Box Office or from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/adults/writing-fantastic-tales

Interested in writing speculative fiction of any variety? This interactive workshop will help you get started, get finished, and deal with problems on the way. A mixture of advice, discussion, and exercises will guide you through topics including: sub-genres and the marketplace, inspiration, writing skills, how to plan your work, and how to sell it.

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Fantastic Plots and Players: How to create exciting plots and memorable characters in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror fiction
With Ruth De Haas
Saturday 19th Jan, 2pm-5pm
Tickets £13, £12 members/conc from QUAD Box Office or from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/adults/writing-fantastic-plots-and-...

Already started writing speculative fiction and want to take things to the next level? This interactive workshop will help you bring greater depth to your stories through effective plotting and characterisation. A mixture of advice, discussion, and exercises, topics covered include plot structure, pacing, character creation and development, and how to integrate story and character.

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HOW TO GET AN AGENT With Alex Davis
Wednesdays 23rd Jan-Wednesday 13th Feb, 7pm-9pm
Tickets £50/£40 members/conc from QUAD Box Office or from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/adults/how-get-agent

Finishing a novel means facing a world of queries, agents, synopses and rejections. This course will demystify the process of submitting your work to agents, covering the research process and what goes into your agent submission package.

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