Belfast June 9 &10 workshop

June 9 & 10, 2018
9.30am-5.30pm both days
Tuition £350
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

To book contact ckfictionclinic@yahoo.com

Claire Keegan, internationally acclaimed author and teacher of creative writing, will run a two day fiction workshop in Belfast. This weekend will concentrate on works-in-progress submitted by the participants.

Manuscripts (novel excerpt or short story of up to 3,000 words) are due on or before May 30, distributed to every participant, and read with care by all.

Keegan will spend between 3-5 hours on each text before the workshop begins, and will then examine and discuss every text with the group during the weekend.

Discussion will include the structure of a narrative, paragraph structure, time, tension, drama, melodrama, statement,description, suggestion, conflict, character, humour, point of view, place, time and setting.

The aim, always, is to help each author with the next draft. The weekend will be of particular interest to those who write, teach, read or edit fiction — but anyone with an interest in how fiction works,improving their prose and/or helping others to do so, is welcome to attend. While most participants like to submit a manuscript, this is not a requirement.

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London workshop October 20 & 21

October 20 & 21, 2018
9.45am-6pm both days
Tuition £380
Goldsmiths, University of London

To book contact ckfictionclinic@yahoo.com

Claire Keegan, internationally acclaimed author and teacher of creative writing, will run a two day fiction workshop in London. This weekend will concentrate on works-in-progress submitted by the participants.

Manuscripts (novel excerpt or short story of up to 3,000 words) are due on or before October 10, distributed to every participant, and read with care by all.

Keegan will spend between 3-5 hours on each text before the workshop begins, and will then examine and discuss every text with the group during the weekend.

Discussion will include the structure of a narrative, paragraph structure, time, tension, drama, melodrama, statement,description, suggestion, conflict, character, humour, point of view, place, time and setting.

The aim, always, is to help each author with the next draft. The weekend will be of particular interest to those who write, teach, read or edit fiction — but anyone with an interest in how fiction works,improving their prose and/or helping others to do so, is welcome to attend. While most participants like to submit a manuscript, this is not a requirement.

Bunclody workshop June 30 & July 1

June 30 & July 1, 2018
9.45am-6pm both days
Tuition Euro 325
Millrace Hotel, Bunclody, Co Wexford

To book contact ckfictionclinic@yahoo.com

Claire Keegan, internationally acclaimed author and teacher of creative writing, will run a two day fiction workshop in Bunclody, Co Wexford. This weekend will concentrate on works-in-progress submitted by the participants.

Manuscripts (novel excerpt or short story of up to 3,000 words) are due on or before June 20, distributed to every participant, and read with care by all.

Keegan will spend between 3-5 hours on each text before the workshop begins, and will then examine and discuss every text with the group during the weekend.

Discussion will include the structure of a narrative, paragraph structure, time, tension, drama, melodrama, statement,description, suggestion, conflict, character, humour, point of view, place, time and setting.

The aim, always, is to help each author with the next draft. The weekend will be of particular interest to those who write, teach, read or edit fiction — but anyone with an interest in how fiction works,improving their prose and/or helping others to do so, is welcome to attend. While most participants like to submit a manuscript, this is not a requirement.

Inverness workshop October 13 & 14

October 13 & 14, 2018
9.45am-6pm both days
Tuition £350
Best Western Hotel, Inverness, Scotland

To book contact Laura Morgan on 01641 541393 or lmmorg4n@gmail.com

Claire Keegan, internationally acclaimed author and teacher of creative writing, will run a two day fiction workshop in Brisbane, Australia. This weekend will concentrate on works-in-progress submitted by the participants.

Manuscripts (novel excerpt or short story of up to 3,000 words) are due on or before October 1, distributed to every participant, and read with care by all.

Keegan will spend between 3-5 hours on each text before the workshop begins, and will then examine and discuss every text with the group during the weekend.

Discussion will include the structure of a narrative, paragraph structure, time, tension, drama, melodrama, statement,description, suggestion, conflict, character, humour, point of view, place, time and setting.

The aim, always, is to help each author with the next draft. The weekend will be of particular interest to those who write, teach, read or edit fiction — but anyone with an interest in how fiction works,improving their prose and/or helping others to do so, is welcome to attend. While most participants like to submit a manuscript, this is not a requirement.

Sydney workshop June 2 & 3

June 2 & 3, 2018
9.45am-6pm both days
Tuition £500
University of Technology, Sydney

For more information contact ckfictionclinic@yahoo.com

Claire Keegan, internationally acclaimed author and teacher of creative writing, will run a two day fiction workshop in Brisbane, Australia. This weekend will concentrate on works-in-progress submitted by the participants.

Manuscripts (novel excerpt or short story of up to 3,000 words) are due on or before May 21, distributed to every participant, and read with care by all.

Keegan will spend between 3-5 hours on each text before the workshop begins, and will then examine and discuss every text with the group during the weekend.

Discussion will include the structure of a narrative, paragraph structure, time, tension, drama, melodrama, statement,description, suggestion, conflict, character, humour, point of view, place, time and setting.

The aim, always, is to help each author with the next draft. The weekend will be of particular interest to those who write, teach, read or edit fiction — but anyone with an interest in how fiction works,improving their prose and/or helping others to do so, is welcome to attend. While most participants like to submit a manuscript, this is not a requirement.

Brisbane workshop May 26 & 27

May 26 & 27, 2018
9.45am-6pm both days
Tuition £500
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane

For more information contact ckfictionclinic@yahoo.com

Claire Keegan, internationally acclaimed author and teacher of creative writing, will run a two day fiction workshop in Brisbane, Australia. This weekend will concentrate on works-in-progress submitted by the participants.

Manuscripts (novel excerpt or short story of up to 3,000 words) are due on or before April 20, distributed to every participant, and read with care by all.

Keegan will spend between 3-5 hours on each text before the workshop begins, and will then examine and discuss every text with the group during the weekend.

Discussion will include the structure of a narrative, paragraph structure, time, tension, drama, melodrama, statement,description, suggestion, conflict, character, humour, point of view, place, time and setting.

The aim, always, is to help each author with the next draft. The weekend will be of particular interest to those who write, teach, read or edit fiction — but anyone with an interest in how fiction works,improving their prose and/or helping others to do so, is welcome to attend. While most participants like to submit a manuscript, this is not a requirement.