Louth: Murder She Wrote| Women Writing Crime with Louise Phillips
Starts: Monday 16 Sept 2019
Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm
Duration: 6 weeks
Venue: Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Bookings: Droichead Arts Centre
In partnership with
Learn the secrets of successful crime-fiction writing with bestselling and award-winning crime author, Louise Phillips. During the course, participants will receive in-depth analysis of all aspects of great crime fiction, including the creation of memorable characters, planning, pace, dialogue, and narration. Many of Louise’s students have achieved publication success, with some becoming International Bestsellers.
Louise Phillips is the author of four bestselling psychological crime thrillers. Her debut novel Red Ribbons, and her subsequent novels,The Doll’s House, Last Kiss and The Game Changer, were each nominated for Best Irish Crime Novel of the Year. She won the award in 2013. Louise’s work has formed part of many literary anthologies, and she has won both the Jonathan Swift Award and the Irish Writers’ Centre Lonely Voice platform, along with being shortlisted for the Molly Keane Memorial Award, Bridport UK, and many others. In 2015, she was awarded a writing residency at Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, and she was also a judge on the Irish panel for the EU Literary Award. In 2016, she was longlisted for the prestigious CWA Dagger in the Library Award in the UK, and her first two novels, Red Ribbons and The Doll’s House, were published in the US. Her latest novel, The Hiding Game, will be published by Hachette this coming September.
“Intriguing and compelling... will enthral you to the end.” – Liz Nugent on The Hiding Game
“A masterly psychological thriller” - Publisher’s Weekly on Red Ribbons
Part of the Wee County Big Book Club programme.
In Association with the Irish Writers Centre
In association with WORDS IRELAND