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      Getting Started with Your Novel with Mike Gayle in Chesterfield

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      September 21, 2019

      Saturday  11:00 AM

      New Beetwell Street
      Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1QN

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      Getting Started with Your Novel with Mike Gayle

      Back by popular demand! A one-day LoveLit writing workshop for adults with Mike Gayle, part of the writing ambitions workshop programme presented by Arts Derbyshire in partnership with Derbyshire Libraries. This course will consider how to generate and develop ideas like a professional writer touching on the creation of log lines (your story in a sentence), understanding story structure and avoiding common pitfalls. Suitable for complete beginners and those struggling to start novels or transform their ideas into something they can work with.  Mike Gayle is the author of 15 novels including the Sunday Times Bestselling My Legendary Girlfriend, Mr Commitment and Turning Thirty. Previously a journalist and agony uncle, Mike’s work has appeared in a variety of publications including The Sunday Times, The Guardian and Cosmopolitan. He has also been a judge on a number of literary prizes including the Costa, Betty Trask and WH Smith Awards. His latest novel is Half a World Away. Booking essential, book early to avoid disappointment. Please bring along your favourite writing implements whether that be a paper and pen or laptop Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout the day. Lunch is not provided, you are welcome to bring a packed lunch to eat in the workshop room or visit our cafe, Cafe Browser or alternatively one of the many cafes or restaurants in Chesterfield. We would prefer it if you do not bring hot food into the building from outside establishments. For more information about parking please visit

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