Beyond the Whodunnit with Emily Maguire
Crime is at the heart of many great novels regardless of where (or whether) that novel fits within the huge and diverse genre of crime fiction. In this workshop, we’ll look at how to create a believable world for your fictional crime to disrupt, how to write characters who go beyond the stereotypes, how to create and maintain suspense, and the role of voice in creating atmosphere.
Emily Maguire is the author of three novels and two non-fiction books. Her articles and essays have been published widely including in The Monthly, Sunday Life and The Sydney Morning Herald. Emily has been twice highly commended for the Kathleen Mitchell Award for novelists under 30 and was a finalist for the 2006 International Dylan Thomas Prize. In 2010, she was named as a Sydney Morning Herald Young Novelist of the Year. Emily has an MA in literature, teaches creative writing to children and teenagers and frequently mentors beginning and emerging writers.
Saturday, September 15, 10am to 4pm
Venue: Second Floor, Harbour View Plaza, 8 McMinn Street
Cost: $70/$50 NTWC members
Any queries, call 0413 915831
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