From First Draft to First Novel with William Ryan
Starts: Sat 21 Sept 2019
Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Cost: €80/€70 Members
This workshop is aimed at writers who have either completed their novel or are working on a first draft, as well as beginners who hope to turn a promising idea into something more. It will focus on plot, central and subsidiary characters, setting, research, flow and opening chapters. This workshop is ideal for those working on their IWC Novel Fair submissions.
William Ryan’s novels have been shortlisted for numerous prizes including the Theakston’s Crime Novel of the Year, The Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award, the Crime Writers Association’s Steel, New Blood and Historical Daggers as well as four times for the Irish Crime Novel of the Year. William lectures on creative writing at City, University of London prior to which he taught at The University of East Anglia. His latest novel, A House of Ghosts, has been described as a “ripping yarn” by Publishers Weekly.