January Writing Courses at QUAD

From Idea to Publication

Creative Writing Course with Alex Davis
Wednesdays, 17th January - 7th March, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
To book your place, visit https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/from-idea-to-publication--creative-writing.aspx or call QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 

This popular eight week writing course returns, designed to give both absolute beginners and longer-term writers an insight into what makes great writing – and what to do with your work once it’s finished. Covering key areas such as characterisation, description and dialogue as well as offering advice on magazines, presses and agents, this is the complete writing course for anyone looking to explore their stories. Run by QUAD Literature Officer and experienced creative writing tutor Alex Davis, this course is fun, informal and informative – perfect for anyone who has made a New Year’s resolution to get that book down on paper! Tickets £120, £110 Concessions & £100 QUAD Members.

Poetry from Start to Finish

Poetry Course with Sophie Sparham
Tuesdays, 30th January - 6th March, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Tickets from https://www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/poetry-from-start-to-finish.aspx or from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606

Join Derby writer and spoken word artist Sophie Sparham for an in-depth six-week poetry course for beginners and established writers. Focusing on all elements of the subject, the course will begin with exploring different poetic forms before moving onto writing techniques, editing and then finally advice on publication and performance. Whether you’re just starting out, or have been writing for a while, the course will allow you to develop your skills, hone your craft and expand your writing technique. Includes sessions on styles and form, editing, performance and publication.
Tickets £70, £60 concessions & £50 QUAD Members


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