09 June 2015

Video Q & A with Catherine Johnson

by Wei Ming Kam Author Interviews, Our Courses

A few weeks ago, some of the Curtis Brown Creative team had a chat with Catherine Johnson, YA author and our tutor on our creative writing courses for children’s writers. We asked her a few questions about writing for children and teenagers, what she thought about novel-writing courses, and what her tips were for writing a great start to a novel.



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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