CREATING A FICTIONAL WORLD: WRITING YOUR NOVEL
Sat 10 Dec | 10.00am-4.00pm | £23.00
This one-day workshop draws on the universal themes of storytelling to look at ways to build a world out of words. We will focus on time-honoured strategies that create narrative and hold a reader’s attention; description, plot, point-of-view, style, characterisation and dialogue. Inspiring class exercises will build your confidence and develop your own fictional voice. We will also discuss the craft of fiction and how to maintain the momentum required to continue writing in earnest.
Mary Montague is a poet, novelist and nature writer. She has authored two highly praised collections of poetry and her work has been published in numerous anthologies and journals, and translated into several languages. She is the recipient of the 2019 Poetry Ireland Tyrone Guthrie Centre Mid-Career Bursary, and several awards from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Her first novel is forthcoming. She is a contributor to The Guardian’s Country Diary.
Max No. 12 | Tutor: Mary Montague | Age 18+