Registration takes place at 9.15am on Friday 22 April.
Friday 29 April and Friday 6 May both start at 9.30am.
Each day will finish at 5pm.
Refreshment breaks are as follows for all three days:
- Tea/coffee: 10.45am–11.15am
- Lunch: 12.30pm–2.00pm
- Tea/coffee: 3.15pm–3.45pm
Friday 22 April 2022
IDEAS AND CHARACTERS
Session 1 Exploring techniques for generating ideas
Session 2 Finding characters to people our ideas
Session 3 Using narrative point of view to create believable characters
Session 4 Developing multiple characters and multiple points of view
Friday 29 April 2022
PACING, PLOTS AND NARRATIVE ARCS
Session 1 Introducing and understanding the skill of plotting
Session 2 Developing strong plot-engines and powerful narrative arcs
Session 3 Descriptive writing: honing the art of telepathy
Session 4 How to use themes, metaphors and symbols
Friday 6 May 2022
NARRATION, VOICE AND DIALOGUE
Session 1 Exploring narration and narrative voice
Session 2 Developing unique voices for your characters
Session 3 Dialogue as action: how to create convincing dialogue
Session 4 Conflict, surprise, twists and turns.