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How to Create a Graphic Novel: A Guardian Masterclass

9 January 2014

Everyone knows that the best resolution to make – and to keep – in January is to create a graphic novel. With this in mind, SelfMadeHero is teaming up with The Guardian to host a one-day masterclass in graphic novel creation.

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Taking place on Sunday 26th January, this in-depth full-day event covers everything you need to know, from the history of the art form to the mechanics of getting published. Following an introduction by comics expert Paul Gravett (Comics Art), there will be workshops led by some of the country’s top writers and artists, including graphic novelist Karrie Fransman (The House that Groaned), Guardian cartoonist and author Martin Rowson (Tristram Shandy) and acclaimed novelist and comics writer Toby Litt (King Death, Dead Boy Detectives). To end the day, a panel of graphic novel experts will discuss how creators can progress their art, offering practical advice to those looking to get their work in front of an audience.

The masterclass takes place on Sunday 26th January at The Guardian, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9GU, 9.30am-5.30pm.

To find out more about the event – and to book tickets – click here.