Novel writing masterclass – From idea to publication

£20 per person

So you have been working on a novel for a while.  You’re pretty happy with the writing and are keen to see if you can publish it.  What now?  Join novelist and creative writing tutor Tracey Iceton for a session on pitching your book to a publisher.  The workshop will including advice for coming up with titles, editing, writing a synopsis and covering letter for a publisher/agent and where and how to submit novels.  There will also be a chance for you to share a short section of your novel with the group so if there is a bit that you are stuck with/struggling on this is an ideal chance to get some help.  This session is ideal for anyone who has been working on their novel ideas and writing.


This half day session is £20 per person. To book your place please contact Tracey directly via email:


Tracey Iceton is an author and creative writing tutor from Teesside.

Recently awarded her doctorate in creative writing from Northumbria University, she is a qualified English teacher with ten years experience in education and has delivered many creative writing courses and workshops.  She won the 2013 HISSAC short story prize for ‘Butterfly Wings’, was runner up in the 2013 and 2014 Cinnamon Press short story competitions with ‘Slag’ and ‘As the world (re)turns’ which appear in the  anthologies Journey Planner and Patria.  She also won the 2011 Writers Block NE Home Tomorrow Short Story Competition and has been shortlisted for the 2012 Bristol Short Story Competition with ‘Apple Shot’ and the 2015 Mslexia Women’s Short Story Competition for ‘Ask Not’.

Green Dawn at St Enda’s, her debut novel and part one of her Celtic Colours Trilogy, was published by Cinnamon Press in 2016.  Part two, Herself Along in Orange Rain, was the creative component of her creative writing PhD and will be published in Oct 2017 by Cinnamon Press with part three appearing in 2019 and plans for a fourth novel, Rock God Complex: The Mickey Hunter Story, to be released in 2020.

She regularly reads her work at literary events.  Her stories have appeared in; Prole, Litro, Neon, Tears in the Fence, The Momaya Annual Review, The Yellow Room and Writer’s Muse.  Her PhD research, entitled Troubles Women, is a practice-led project exploring the portrayal of female paramilitary protagonists in Troubles fiction.

For more information about her writing and research visit:

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