CALLING ALL WRITERS … Today – 21st April, is #PitchCB over on Twitter. Go take a look. It’s your chance to pitch your novel to our agents in a tweet. If they ‘like’ your pitch, they’ll invite you to send in your novel … Well, this month, CBC is joining in by offering a free place on one of our £200 online creative writing courses to one writer whose pitch we like. If you’d like to win the free place our next Starting to Write Your Novel course (worth £200), here’s what you need to do:
- Write your pitch – which must be less than 140 characters, just like a tweet – into an email
- Put #PitchCB Course Giveaway into the subject of the email
- Send your email to CBCcourses@curtisbrown.co.uk
- Join our mailing list (if you haven’t already done so) via our home page **
Do this by midnight (UK-time) tonight and you might just win the free place!* We’ll also be offering five £50 course discounts to runners-up! Results on Monday …
Starting to Write Your Novel is a 6-week online course to help you get going on your novel, using videos, tasks and with a forum to share your work with us and with your fellow students. The course starts on 17th May! Find out more by clicking here.
*If you’ve already paid for a place on the next Starting to Write Your Novel course, you can still enter. If you win, we’ll refund your fee.
**You do need to join the mailing list to be eligible to win …
For an in-depth course as part of a group of 15 (in which students are selected on the basis of their submission) with a great tutor and participation from our literary agents, apply for:
Six-Month Novel-Writing Course in London with Christopher Wakling (deadline for applications is Sunday 21 January).
Six-Month Online Novel-Writing Course with Lisa O’Donnell (deadline for applications is Sunday 28 January).
For a dedicated online course for those writing for young adults or children as part of a group of 15 (in which students are selected on the basis of their submission), with a top children’s author, apply for:
Writing YA and Children’s Fiction with Catherine Johnson (deadline for applications is Sunday 4 February).
We are also offering three low-cost ‘foundation’ online courses, featuring tuition from CBC director Anna Davis:
Starting to Write Your Novel (deadline for enrolment is midnight on Mon 15 January).
Write to the End of Your Novel (deadline for enrolment is midnight on Mon 22 January).
Edit & Pitch Your Novel (deadline for enrolment is midnight on Mon 29 January).