Creative writing and publishing

Writing fiction – developing characters and perspective with Isabel Ashdown

Ref: SWE07396

Suitable for all



Great characters are at the heart of great fiction, the most compelling stories contain unforgettable characters we are curious about and believe in. Through guided discussion, exercises around point of view and hands-on writing this course will help you to transform your existing characters and encourage you to unearth a few new ones along the way.


Isabel Ashdown

Isabel Ashdown is a novelist and creative writing tutor. Her debut Glasshopper won the Mail on Sunday Novel Competition and was listed among the best books of the year by the Observer and the London Evening Standard. She has a Masters in Creative Writing (distinction) and was recently Writer in Residence at the University of Brighton. She is currently working on her fifth novel, Little Sister, a psychological thriller, to be released with Orion in 2017. Isabel is a member of the Society of Authors.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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