Kickstarting Fiction – an online course with Wyl Menmuir

Date: 18th March 2021, Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Location:
Thursday March 4th 6.30-8.30pm
Thursday March 18th 6.30-8.30pm
£45/£40 full price/concession (pay what you can)
tickets available here
Man-booker nominated novelist, Creative Writing lecturer and Literary Consultant Wyl Menmuir will be leading this two-part evening masterclass on Kickstarting Fiction.
It is aimed for writers who already have a fiction project on the go, or who are wanting to get started on one.
The first two-hour workshop will help you get your idea together, with two weeks to get writing or planning before the second two-hour workshop where you can kickstart your fiction project fully.

Wyl Menmuir is a novelist, editor and literary consultant based in Cornwall. His first novel, The Many, was nominated for the Man-Booker Prize and was an Observer Best Fiction of the Year pick and his second novel, Fox Fires will be published in early 2021. Wyl’s short fiction has appeared in Best British Short Stories, Elementum Journal, Pipeline and has been published by Nightjar Press and National Trust.

He has written for Radio 4’s Open Book, The Guardian and The Observer, and is a regular contributor to the journal Elementum.

Born in Stockport in 1979, Wyl now lives in Cornwall with his wife and two children. He is co-creator of the Cornish writing centre, The Writers’ Block, and works with Arvon Foundation, National Literacy Trust and Centre for Literacy in Primary Education on national literacy programmes, as well as lecturer in creative writing at Falmouth University and Manchester Metropolitan University.

This workshop will be run via Zoom, spaces are limited.


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Event Details

Date: 18th March 2021
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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