Strutt's North Mill Museum, Bridge Street Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1BA
A half-day LoveLit writing workshop for adults with Joanna Courtney, part of the writing ambitions workshop programme presented by Arts Derbyshire in partnership with.Strutt’s North Mill Museum.
In this 3-hour masterclass, widely published historical novelist Joanna Courtney will take you through all the basics of writing vivid, believable and engaging historical fiction. In an active, practical and fun session she will guide you through three key areas:
turning timelines into plotlines
creating of-their-time characters
putting them in their era naturally and believably
With work on the essentials of research, plotting and voice, this is the class for anyone who wants to put the story into history.
Suitable for writers aged 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.
Booking essential, book early to avoid disappointment. Please bring along your favourite writing implement and paper.
Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be available.
To contact Strutt’s North Mill Museum please telephone 01773 880474 (Weds-Sun 11am-4pm)
.To contact LoveLit please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a partnership event run by LoveLit (Arts Derbyshire) http://www.madeinderbyshire.org/members/lovelit-alfreton-derbyshire and The Belper North Mill Trust at Strutt’s North Mill https://www.belpernorthmill.org.uk/