Starts Mon 17 Feb 2020
Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Duration: 3 weeks
Cost: €130/€110 members
Interested in writing short stories? Struggling to know where to start? This three week course facilitated by Belfast based writer Jan Carson will guide you through the basics of writing imaginative and engaging short stories. The sessions will focus upon key themes such as developing ideas, writing believable characters and convincing dialogue, plot, structure, pacing and concision. It will also look at how to engage your readers from the first line and hold their attention through to the final word.
Jan Carson is a writer and community arts facilitator based in East Belfast. She has a novel, Malcolm Orange Disappears and short story collection, Children’s Children, (Liberties Press), a micro-fiction collection, Postcard Stories (Emma Press). Her novel The Fire Starters was published by Doubleday in 2019. It won the EU Prize for Literature for Ireland 2019.
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