Masterclass: Bring Your Non-Fiction To Life

Masterclass: Bring Your Non-Fiction To Life

Zoom Masterclass with Alexander Masters
  • Alexander Masters
    Alexander Masters
Date Friday March 3rd 2023, 11:00 - 13:00 GMT
Location Online

Do you feel your writing could be more exciting? Are you worried that it is lack lustre and needs sparkle, greater depth or a stronger sense of direction? In this Masterclass non-fiction writer Alexander Masters will discuss five useful methods to overcome boring, flat and unfocused writing. The class will include exercises which have been designed so that you can complete them using your own text (they will be of direct benefit to your writing project, rather than about good writing in general). To get the most from this concentrated session, participants should have a clear idea about what they are having difficulty with in their writing, and have some short sample sections that they feel illustrate these problems at work.

The Masterclass will be delivered via Zoom webinar (11:00-13:00), so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

Online: £35

Concessions: £17.50

As part of our effort to increase participation in the arts, a limited number of half-price concessions are available for this course at checkout. There are a limited number of free subsidised places for those who cannot afford the concession price.

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"These zoom opportunities are really helping to open my world and keep me inspired to write."
— Masterclass participant
"Arvon at Home creates a model to participate in inspirational tutoring for writers, at a distance. The feeling of attending to my writing life in an excellent fashion, and still having a half-day for my work and caring responsibilities at home, felt like a good balance."
— Masterclass participant
"It was an absolutely brilliant session and very very useful. And it made me realise how much I’ve missed this kind of workshop because of having children and family that I can’t leave. Now we’re all in the same boat the online stuff is truly transformative."
— Masterclass participant



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