In this course, we will be looking at how to depict convincing characters. In addition to teaching handouts, there will be a variety of class-based writing exercises designed to stimulate creativity and help students sustain a writing habit.
What you will achieve
By the end of the course you will be able to make more informed choices regarding viewpoint, gender, age and dialogue in order to create readable, sympathetic characters.
Many students have attended this course for a number of years, finding the ongoing advice and encouragement helpful to their writing. A number of students have also had their work published in magazines and been placed in writing competitions.
What you need to bring
Please bring along writing materials and your own work. There are no other costs involved in this course.
A qualified teacher, Sarah Higbee has recently signed a publishing contract for a novel and also had articles, flash fiction, poetry and short stories published. She has been running a series of successful courses at Northbrook for the past 8 years.
How to Enrol
For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.