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Writing the Novel

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 6
Module lead
Rebecca Smith
Academic year

Module overview

The essential elements of writing a novel include crafting beginnings and endings, constructing characters, manipulating structure and plot, and developing an intimate relationship with language. Writing exercises and discussions of work in progress will allow you to practise and reflect on the critical components of the novel, whilst sharpening your awareness of audience and readership. Your exploration of new ideas and rigorous investigation into relevant research areas will be supported by individual feedback on your work, as you get to grips with drafting and redrafting, finding and refining your writing style