Short Story Course with Jude Brown

When : 12th January 2017 - 7:00pm
Where : Bank Street Arts
Price : £180.00

Over the course of 6 workshops, youll get a handle on the predominant narrative structures used by short story writers, and implement them in your own work. Completing set writing tasks between workshops, and receiving structured, peer-driven feedback, youll develop 3 short stories to completion, with tailored advice on how to shape the story, and how to improve the characterisation, dialogue, and narrative voice. Comma Press, one of the UKs leading publisher of short fiction is always looking for new voices in short fiction and its hoped that this course will unearth and develop contenders for one of their showcases of new writers.You dont necessarily need any practical experience of writing stories, nor of supervised creative writing of any kind, but its important that you have an interest in, and enthusiasm for, the short story form. To get the most from the course, you should be prepared do some background reading, undertake writing tasks between sessions, read the work of others on the course prior to each session, offer tactful yet frank feedback, and receive constructive criticism on your own work. The course isnt geared towards any particular sub-genre within the short story form be it literary fiction, sci-fi, or horror well be looking at techniques applicable to all these genres. This course will be taught by author, Jude Brown. Thursday 12th January 2017
Thursday 9th February 2017
Thursday 9th March 2017
Thursday 13th April 2017
Thursday 11th May 2017
Thursday 8th June 2017
Location: Bank Street Arts, 32-40 Bank Street, Sheffield S1 2DS

Times: 7-9pm

Price: 180 for the full course (attendees must pay for full course- individual course units not available separately).

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