Work Alone Course Fee: £245 with feedback / £165 without feedback
Group Course Fee (work with up to 12 other writers and get weekly input and feedback from the course tutor): £385
Get between 5% and 35% off by becoming a Retreat West Author Member. Info here.
The 6-week online Start Your Novel Course will help you get a novel outline and plan in place and help you get to know your story, characters, themes, and world. It can be used to write a first draft from scratch or revise a first draft you already have written.
Amanda Saint is a novelist, short writer and the founder of Retreat West. She is also the commissioning editor and publisher at Retreat West Books. Her debut novel, As If I Were A River, was a NetGalley Top 10 Book of the Month, longlisted for the Guardian Not The Booker Prize 2016, and a Book Magnet Blog Top 20 Book of 2016. Her new novel, Remember Tomorrow, is publishing in February 2019. Amanda designs and teaches many online courses and teaches live workshops at literary festivals and writing retreats. She has helped many writers to develop their work, the majority of whom have gone on to get book deals.
The course content is designed to get you going with your novel or revise a first draft. Over the 6 weeks you will learn tools and techniques to help you get to know your story better.
You receive the content weekly via email.
If you sign up as a Retreat West Author Member you’ll get a discount of between 5% and 35% on our courses included in your benefits package, as well as whole load of other great stuff to get you writing, learning and submitting more. Get info here.