From First Draft to First Novel with William Ryan
Starts: Sat 3 November 2018
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 and the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award. His latest novel The Constant Soldier was described by The Daily Mail as "subtle, suspenseful and superb" and was shortlisted for the CWA’s Steel Dagger and the HWA Gold Crown for Historical Fiction. William also lectures on creative writing at the University of East Anglia.