Fiction: Work-in-Progress

Developing your narrative craft

Monday June 17th - Saturday June 22nd 2019

Totleigh Barton

How do you write, develop and revise compelling works of fiction? How do successful writers exploit narrative structure, setting and character to create work that shines? This course is for those who have already started a work of fiction, be it long or short. Participants are invited to submit up to 1,500 words of a work-inprogress, to be sent to totleighbarton@arvon.org by 17 May 2019.

Single room price: £795

Grants are available to help with the course fee

COURSE TUTORS

Totleigh Barton

Totleigh Barton, the first ever Arvon centre, is a 16th-century manor house in one of the most peaceful and idyllic parts of Devon.

THE COURSE AT A GLANCE

Monday

Arrive late afternoon, settle in, enjoy dinner and the tutors’ introduction to the week in the evening.

Tuesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. Tutors read from their work in the evening.

Wednesday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. In the evening a guest speaker joins the group.

Thursday

Morning workshops led by tutors. Afternoons are your time for writing and one-to-one tutorials. You are free to spend this evening as you wish.

Friday

Tutors lead the final workshops in the morning. In the evening everyone gets together to share and celebrate their work.

Saturday

The week comes to a close after breakfast. Have a tissue handy to say your farewells to the group.

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