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Mastering the Graphic Novel - Pushing the Boundaries, From Pitch to Publication (Short course)

Wed 2 Jul 2014, 18.30-20.30

PACCAR Gallery, British Library

£40 / £35 concessions

Newly commissioned artwork by Dave McKean inside an artist's studio in Comics Unmasked (c) Tony Antoniou

Book now for 02 Jul 2014

Whichever genre you choose to work in, discover how to push the limits of form to enhance the impact of your narrative. Learn how to create a professional script, approach publishers and target the right audience.

This is an intermediate to advance workshop aimed at those who already have a portfolio of work or a graphic novel in development. Includes exclusive after-hours entry to the Comics Unmasked exhibition. 

You can supplement this course with Mastering the Graphic Novel - Playing with Fire: Sex, subversion and the Self. Find out more

About the course leaders:

Ariel Kahn is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Roehampton University, where he teaches courses in writing for comics and graphic novels.

Emma Hayley is Managing Director & Publisher of SelfMadeHero which she launched in 2007, after spotting a gap in the market for high-quality graphic novels. She was named UK Young Publishing Entrepreneur of the Year, as part of the British Book Industry Awards 2008. Her aim is to create a publishing house relevant in the 21st century, developing new inspirational concepts and publishing across multi-platforms.