Creative Writing Masterclass

6 Feb 2020

Lucy Atkins and Mick Herron at Chipping Norton Literary Festival

24th April 2020

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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
Lunch

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.

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