10 July 2015

William Boyd speaking at Curtis Brown Creative

by Wei Ming Kam Course News

With the exciting news that Jeffrey Archer will be a visiting speaker on this autumn’s creative writing courses, we thought we’d give you another taster of what our visiting speaker sessions can be like.

A few weeks ago we showed you Howard Jacobson talking with great honesty about what spurred him into writing his first novel, and below is an excerpt from William Boyd‘s session with his agent Jonny Geller at Curtis Brown Creative in December 2014, where William gave his views on whether writing is a ‘calling’:

 

As well as expert teaching from published authors, all our selective three- and six-month novel-writing courses offer dedicated modules on submitting your novel to literary agents – and include sessions on writing a synopsis and preparing a covering letter. Click for more information or to apply for our creative writing courses.

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