How to plot your novel – and what to do when it’s going wrong.

Join queen of the psychological thriller, Louise Doughty, for a practical workshop teaching you how to plan and plot your novel – and how to stay on the right track. For writers of all genres who want to tighten up their plotting and narrative arc.

Tickets: £20 add-on ticket (Day Pass for Women’s Prize LIVE must be pre-purchased; visit the main event page if you haven’t already bought one)

Tutor biog:
Louise Doughty is the author of ten novels, most recently A Bird in Winter, published by Faber & Faber UK Ltd in August of last year. Her previous books include Platform Seven, filmed for ITVX and broadcast on 7th December 2023; Black Water, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; the bestseller Apple Tree Yard, adapted for BBC One; and Whatever You Love, nominated for the Costa Novel Award and the Women’s Prize for Fiction. She has been nominated for many other prizes including the Sunday Times Short Story Prize and the CWA Silver Dagger, along with creating and writing the hit BBC drama Crossfire. Her work has been translated into thirty languages.