Beginners’ Fiction with Ian Nettleton (ten weeks)
Take those exciting first steps into fiction writing with this friendly, supportive ten week course led by expert tutor and published writer, Ian Nettleton.
Ian has been leading sold-out ‘beginners fiction’ courses at Writers’ Centre Norwich for a number of years. Through a combination of group discussion and one-to-one feedback, he will equip you with the necessary tools to understand and write engaging stories.
‘Ian made everyone feel welcomed and the content was in small enough bite-sized pieces that I never felt overwhelmed with information.’ Lacy Lee
‘Ian has such a wide background and packs every minute of the course with information and advice. His attitude is encouraging and non judgemental. He is the best tutor I have ever had.’ - Sheila Preston
Ian Nettleton’s novel The Last Migration was runner-up for the Bath Novel Award 2014. He has a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing from the University of East Anglia and teaches creative writing (prose, scriptwriting, journalism) at the UEA and the Open University. He has freelanced for the BBC as a writer/presenter (summarising classic novels in sixty seconds, starting with War and Peace), appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Open Book and critiqued for TLC, London. He is currently working on a novel about a boy whose father is an exorcist.