Taster Masterclass: first steps towards writing historical fiction

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  • Cost: £45
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Have you always wanted to write historical fiction but unsure where to start? What does it take to bring stories about the past to life? Would you feel more at ease learning face-to-face for the first time?  


Join this relaxed in-person masterclass for a gentle first step towards writing historical fiction with support, encouragement, and guidance. 


With years of experience encouraging nervous beginners, our expert tutor will gently guide you through the fundamentals of writing historical fiction: 

  • Getting started: ideas from history that speak to today 

  • Using description and detail to evoke the past 

  • Research: how much do you need? 

  • Creating characters that fit their time 


Choose this masterclass if you want to learn from complete scratch: 

  • the basics of how to write historical fiction with encouragement, support and guidance 

  • how to use writing exercises to come up with new ideas  

  • how to build your confidence by optionally discussing and sharing your ideas with classmates and the tutor 

  • What kind of forms of writing and courses are available to nurture your interest in writing in the future 


So what are you waiting for? Bring a pen or a device to write with and get started on your journey as a historical writer with more confidence and enjoyment in your craft.