Starts: Sat 8 April 2017
Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Duration: 1 Day
Cost: €80/€70 Members
Where do stories come from? Do we find them, or do they find us? On this one day course participants will undertake writing exercises designed to generate new stories. You will also, by examining extracts from a selection of great short stories, consider such things as: how to begin; dialogue; setting; plot (what is it and is it necessary); how to create compelling characters; knowing when to stop; how to write endings that work.
Danielle McLaughlin’s debut collection of short stories, Dinosaurs On Other Planets, was published in Ireland in 2015 by The Stinging Fly Press, and in the UK and US in 2016 by John Murray and Random House.