Beginning to Write a BookStart of writing a book
Another journey: Write the novel from beginning to end
It is a course for anyone who wants to compose a novel, no matter what phase you are in. You may already have your textbook or it' s just an image in a handwritten notepad. The course is designed to cover as much as possible, from germination of an early concept, personality evolution and storyline, to challenging issues such as "killing your favorites" and keeping your storyline alive; to working on and presenting your script and the way you approach agents.
She is a author, screenwriter and singer. Bloomsbury's first novel My Own Dear Brother (2016), a historic postwar rendition in Austria, is released by Bloomsbury all over the world. She is the author of'My Cousin's Gun', which Parthian Buch publishes in her new Welsh literature Anthologie der neuen welisischen Belletristik, Rarebit, die Waterstones' Welsh Buch des Monats für Januar 2014.
A further of her tales, "The Bare-chested Adventurer", was featured in Seren Books' New Welsh Short Storys from 2015. Currently she is working on her doctoral thesis in the field of creativity at the University of South Wales, where she also taught for several years as a lecturer in this area. Her work has been featured in The Independent and The Guardian and has been featured at various literature festivals such as the Hay Literature Festival 2014 and the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2015.
The Girl in a Red Coat was written by Kate Hamer and released by Faber and Faber in 2015. The book of the Year, The John Creasy (New Blood) Dagger und Wales Book of the Year nominiert. She won the Rhys Davies Shorts story competition award in 2011 and the winner was broadcasted on BBC Radio 4, she has also released shorts in portraits such as A Fiction Map of Wales and New Welsh-Shorts.
She has authored essays and critiques for The Independent, The Sunday Mail and The New York Times. Their second novel, The Doll Funeral, is due to be released by Faber in early 2017. Six literature books, 1 sci-fi novel, 7 anthologies of shorts and 3 non-fiction books. She has been awarded the Costa Book Award 2007 and the Austrian State Prize for International Literature.
A regular BBC reader and essay writer, she sometimes plays and composes one-person shows. Her writing has appeared in a number of British and foreign journals and for The Guardian Online.