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Fiction-writing with Annie Lyons

10th January 2020 @ 10:30 - 12:30


A six-week intermediate writing course run by Annie Lyons, best-selling author of five novels including Not Quite Perfect and The Choir on Hope Street.

Who this course is aimed at:

  • People who have completed the ‘Introduction to Creative Writing’ course and want to learn more
  • People who have some writing experience and want to improve and develop their existing skills
  • People who want to write or who are working on a novel and would like guidance and support

What the course will cover:

  • Getting started: Finding that brilliant idea, considering genres, how to research and writing strong beginnings
  • Structure, planning and plotting
  • Place and setting
  • Character, voice and viewpoint
  • The ‘flabby middle’: how to keep going and keep it interesting
  • The end: Finishing, editing and revising. Motivation and making it as good as possible
  • The publishing process. Writing a synopsis and pitching to agents or exploring other avenues

Cost: £159. Limited spaces available.

A £25 non-refundable deposit is required to secure a place. Please e-mail annielyons.writer@gmail.com for more information or to book.


  • Every Friday starting on 10th January, for 6 weeks. 10:30 to 12:30.

Testimonials from previous course participants:

‘I’ve discover an absolute love for writing; this course has been so enjoyable. Thank you!’

Jenny Beattie

This is the second of Annie’s courses I have done and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. Again, she has given me the tools and the confidence to write!’

Marianne Mills

‘Annie created a warm, supportive class with really useful lessons and feedback that kick-started my creativity.’

Danielle Woodward


10th January 2020
10:30 - 12:30
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Beckenham Place Mansion
Beckenham Place Mansion
Beckenham, London BR3 1SY United Kingdom
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