to Nikki Moore who is back with another in our Workshops and Groups series.
already well into February – the year has flown by so far but at least the
evenings are starting to get lighter… With the longer days in mind, if you’re
thinking about how to fill your time and are an aspiring writer or published
author with a novel-in-progress, why not check out a workshop run by two
multi-published RNA members?
Developing Your Novel
– Tutored Writing Retreat with Alison May
and Janet Gover.
6th May to Sunday 8th May 2016 at Ettington Chase near
The weekend is all about having time and
support to work on your novel. There will be a mixture of group workshops,
exercises, one-to-one tutorials, and lots of individual writing time, in a
fantastic country hotel in the heart of Shakespeare country. We have two tutors
leading the workshops who will be on hand all weekend to provide a sounding
board, chat about writing or offer a pep talk should you need one.
novel-in-progress – whether that’s a finished draft or an idea they want to get
started on. Workshops will cover vital writing techniques including character
and dialogue, plot structure and setting, self-editing and how to present your
book in the best possible light to an agent or editor. Bring your questions and
problems. We’ll tailor the weekend to your needs.
participant is also invited to submit the opening of their novel for a detailed
analysis and one-2-one discussion with Alison or Janet.
teacher and writes romantic comedies and award-winning short stories. She
has a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Birmingham, and has taught
creative writing for colleges and universities, writing conferences and
literary festivals. You can find out more about Alison here.
more about Janet here.
which includes the tutorials, workshops, accommodation, meals and access to the
hotel gym and swimming pool. For RNA blog readers, there’s a £25 discount if
you book before end of February and quote ‘RNABLOG’ in your email. Bookings
close on 7th March.
weekend, and Alison’s other courses, can be found
here or email Alison email@example.com for more information.
weekend devoted to your novel in beautiful surroundings with like-minded
Moore – Bio
Moore has a HR day job, two kids and a lovely boyfriend to keep her busy
alongside the writing. Published mainly by HarperImpulse, she’s the author of
the #LoveLondon series, which has been in the
Top 100 short story charts on Kobo and the Top 20 in the Amazon UK bestsellers
Holiday chart. Some of her books have also been nominated for awards. Nikki is
a strong supporter of aspiring authors, loves to chat about writing and reading,
and can often be found on Twitter when she should be writing.
find out more about Nikki via her
blog. or Twitter @NikkiMoore_Auth
your workshop, Alison and Janet, we hope you have a great weekend.
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