CREATIVE WRITING MASTERCLASS
LUCY ATKINS & MICK HERRON
Playing at St Mary's Parish Rooms
Fri 24th April (CANCELLED)
*In light of official government advice, The Theatre is closed until further notice, and this performance is cancelled. Theatre staff will be in contact with bookers to offer refunds*
Award-winning authors, Lucy Atkins and Mick Herron, lead this comprehensive, invaluable creative writing masterclass.
11:00 - 13:00
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.
13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 16:00
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.