CREATIVE WRITING COURSES ON PAXOS
CRIME WRITING' (no dates currently available)
This course covers the initial process and
practicalities of writing a crime novel
the germ of an idea, through to a synopsis and a
plan of the novel to the opening paragraph,
chapter one, page one and beyond ... with lines
that will hook the reader.
suitable for all levels of ability
will be led by retired police officer and
full-time crime writer,
crime novels in his
Henry Christie series of books
published, including in 2011 'Facing Justice'
The course will be based round group tuition sessions on
five mornings a week supplemented by individual
covered will include:
why it's needed and how it helps to frame
including Interview Techniques
what do we need to know, what can be
Finding the Body
creating atmosphere and tension,
considering causes of death.
a guy with a need.
a guy with a desire.
plotting and getting the story from
beginning to end.
Kick Off with
the opening sentences / paragraphs to hook
Sleaze the reality of criminality
world domination or day-to-day survival on
the mean streets?
planning ahead, getting started,
considering others, getting support.
Afternoons will be free, leaving plenty of time either to
explore Paxos or simply
Register Your Interest: If you are interested in joining this course and would like to receive more information about
'Crime Writing' once further dates are confirmed, then please
We will give
you a discount of £40 if you book any two
holidays or courses in our current programme.
Group Discounts: If you are a
group of four or more who wish to book
'Crime Writing', please
contact us to see if we can offer
you a discount.
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