The Novel Checklist: A Masterclass with Annabel Kantaria
Date/Time: Saturday 4 February 2023 16:30-17:30
Session No: 262
Using the three-act structure from screenwriting, Annabel Kantaria will guide you through the key elements that every bestselling story has in common, including theme, setting, stakes, act climaxes, the midpoint and the ‘dark night of the soul’.
Participants will leave the masterclass with a practical checklist to ensure their novel ticks all the boxes to make a satisfying story. It’s ideal for everyone, from those planning a novel to those editing a complete manuscript.
Annabel Kantaria is an inaugural Montegrappa prize winner. She has published five novels, with her latest, The House of Whispers, under the pseudonym Anna Kent. Annabel is also an experienced non-fiction book editor, having worked for Dorling Kindersley in London, and was a writer-in-residence inside Dubai Prison. She is currently working as a book coach and mentor in Dubai while writing her sixth novel for HarperCollins.