Summer 2016 - this course has now passed.
This week-long intensive workshop will examine the 'how to' of creating a gripping crime story, using the building blocks of great tension, pace, dialogue, structure, voice and style, whilst developing memorable characters. It will take you from that initial idea, to the point of pitching it to the industry. A number of Louise Phillips' students have achieved publishing deals or have signed with agents. Suitable for all writers interested in the genre, including those who have done introductory classes before.
Louise Phillips is the author of four bestselling psychological crime thrillers, each nominated for Best Irish Crime Novel of the Year. Her novel, The Doll's House, won the award in 2013. Her first two novels will be published in the US in 2016/2017.Mon 15–19 Aug
Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Duration: 5 Days
Cost: €450/€420 Members
Praise for Louise Phillips' Crime Fiction course:
'I really loved the course with Louise. She is a great teacher. We covered a huge amount in eight weeks.'
'Louise was an excellent facilitator, full of practical advice and tips. Her track record as a crime writer lent authority to her advice.'
'Can't praise Louise enough!' — Kathy Keane (Autumn 2014)