Narrative Non-Fiction

The secret to writing luminous and commercial prose

Monday April 22nd - Saturday April 27th 2019

Totleigh Barton

This course is aimed at writers of all levels, from beginners to published authors, who wish to hone and develop their non-fiction. Taught by two award-winning authors and journalists, the course will explore a range of techniques, drawing inspiration and instruction from a sweep of influences, from poetry to features. We will study and practise the creation of places you can feel, people you can see and hear, and stories that grip and engross.

Single room price: £795

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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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