Lee Weatherly explains character
Author and PWA tutor Lee Weatherly speaks to our Getting Started: Beginners’ Fiction students about creating great characters and writing convincing dialogue.
Julia Crouch and Heidi Rice – how can NaNoWriMo help write a novel?
Authors Heidi Rice and Julia Crouch and share what they learnt from NaNoWriMo, how it improved their writing and some tips for those looking to take part.
Write Advice – game designer Caroline Marchal
Story for Video Games course director Caroline Marchal talks to our students about how she got started in the industry, freelancing and recent changes in this ever-evolving industry.
Shortlist secrets – what award readers really look for
Caroline Ambrose, founder of The Bath Novel Award, tells us what award readers really enjoy to see in submissions.
Write Advice: script editor Caroline Young discusses giving writers notes
Script editor Caroline Young answers questions from students, and explores how to deal with writers who find it tricky to take notes.
Romance fiction isn’t a naughty secret to anyone but the British media
Heidi Rice responds to The Economist’s view that romantic fiction is ‘book-publishing’s naughty secret’.
The importance of editing your novel the professional way
Helen Corner-Bryant and Kathryn Price from literary consultancy Cornerstones explain why writers need to learn to edit.