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|In this workshop, students will learn more about genre. They will come to understand what genre is and why it exists.
Together, we will break down classic genres and dismantle how they work. Using a genre writing exercise, we will investigate ideas around cross-genres and play with potential combinations of tropes.
At the end of the session students will have their own genre hybrid story.
I came up with the idea for my novel The Spite Game a decade before it appeared on the shelf. Along the way it was a short story, a short film, a novella and a feature film script. From concept to publishing, I will talk through the stages of creating this novel. Topics covered: Case […]
I came up with the idea for my debut young adult novel Mercy Point five years before it appeared on the shelf. From concept to publishing, I will talk through the stages of creating a novel. Topics covered: Case history Finding Character Writing and publishing Editing and re-writing
In this workshop, students will learn about the three-act structure and basic narrative construction. We will discuss the history of story in different countries and forms. We will watch a short (2 minute) film and use it as an example of story structure. We will then use what we have learnt to construct our own […]