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This session looks at the writing process over a number of books.
The author’s work books for various novels will be shared and discussed in terms of how the stories came together.
A powerpoint presentation on Starfish Sisters looks at the evolution and final choice for this novel’s cover and how different covers communicate different things to the audience.
Another powerpoint covering the journey of Evie in The Red Cardigan and Nine Letters Long, shows the planning and writing of the book in terms of the visual images this character saw and drew.
The Story of Tom Brennan is discussed from initial idea to the finished novel. The author’s workbook, research and editorial folders will be shared and viewed within the context of the writing process. Topics: Characterisations The advancement of the protagonist in terms of the characters around him First person narration Use of flashbacks The process […]