CREATIVE WRITING MASTERCLASS

Lucy Atkins & Mick Herron

300 mins

22 April 2022


Award-winning authors, Lucy Atkins and Mick Herron, lead this comprehensive, invaluable creative writing masterclass. Explore the value of planning and plotting basics. Understand why settings matter and how to choose one that suits you. Create believable characters and develop dialogue to build that characterisation. And learn techniques to keep your readers reading.

10:30 - 12:30
1. To plan or not to plan? (& how to do both). Beginnings and endings. Plotting basics.
2. Settings: why they matter, how to choose one, the difference a setting makes.

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch

13:30 - 15:30
3. Creating believable characters: how to develop both main characters and extras. Using detail, interactions, backstory & dialogue to build characterisation.
4. Page turning techniques: how to keep the reader reading. How to create intrigue, and raise the stakes.

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Live

Chip Lit Fest


Ticketing Info

Keeping You Safe: 

Whilst legal requirements are no longer in place, we strongly request all audience members (except those with medical exemptions) to wear face coverings when moving around the venue, and when seated (except when consuming food and drink). This allows the greatest range of audiences to book with confidence and comfort.

Tickets: £50

All prices include any booking fees.

 

General booking opens - 7th March, 11am


Venue Info

St Mary's Parish Rooms

Parish Rooms