A one-off workshop looking at character development in writing.
Suitable for complete beginners or more experienced writers interested in working on their craft. Learn how to create compelling characters that your readers can believe in with this focused workshop.
Using established techniques and structured writing exercises, you will develop an original character - whether it’s one that’s been in your head for years or a completely new creation - and use it to create a piece of short fiction.
Characters can make or break a piece of creative writing - learn how to make yours spring to life off the page.
About the Tutor
Rachael Kelly has a PhD in Film Theory and a Dip NCFE in Journalism, and is currently working as a freelance writer and arts administrator. Her doctoral thesis, Mark Antony and Popular Culture, was published by IB Tauris in 2014.
She writes science fiction as RB Kelly. Her first novel, The Edge of Heaven, was a winner of the Irish Writers' Centre Novel Fair Competition and was published in 2016. Her short fiction and non-fiction articles have appeared in magazines and journals around the world, and her short story Blumelena, was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in 2012. For more information on Rachael's work, go to rbkelly.co.uk.