Wednesdays | 6pm-8pm
Jamie Rhodes is an Eisner nominated writer working in comics, prose and screen. He studied Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he focused on Heidegger and Phenomenology. He is a full member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain and was Co-Chair of the London & SE region for two years.
His first book saw him work with the British Library writing a collection of stories inspired by unusual documents in the library archives. The book, Dead Men’s Teeth, launched at the British Library in 2014.
He collaborated with the National Trust and Arts Council England to write a graphic novel entitled A Castle in England. The book was published by Nobrow Press in 2017 and nominated for an Eisner Award at San Diego ComicCon.
Over the duration of the course, students will develop creative writing skills and learn how to apply these to writing a graphic novel. By the end of the course they will have an opening chapter of a graphic novel script, plus broad story outline and guidance on taking this further.