Short Story Writing – an online masterclass with Tom Vowler

Date: 26th September 2020, Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Location:

The short story is an exaltation of the soul which cannot be long sustained

 Edgar Allen Poe


A lively and inspirational two-hour masterclass unveiling some of the secrets of this magical literary form.

  • Examine what brings a story to life, what gives it traction and vitality.
  • Learn where to find stories, and how to build them.
  • How to edit and finesse your pieces.
  • What makes compelling characters.
  • The mistakes emerging writers tend to make.
  • A friendly, relaxed and supportive atmosphere.
  • Generate several ideas to take away.
  • No previous experience writing short stories is necessary, just a passion for storytelling.

Tom Vowler is an award-winning novelist and short story writer living in south west England. His books include The Method, What Lies Within and That Dark Remembered Day. He is an associate lecturer in creative writing at Plymouth University, where he gained his PhD. Tom’s second collection of stories is titled Dazzling the Gods and his new novel, Every Seventh Wave, is forthcoming in 2021.

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We understand that everybody’s financial situation is different, and that is why we offer two different prices and ask that you pay whichever best suits you.

Tickets £18/£23 available here

Event Details

Date: 26th September 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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