The Con will take place over 23 & 24 August 2018, and will consist of Panel Discussions, Workshops, Author Readings and much more. There might even be a speed dating session or two! There will be plenty of time for you to mingle and talk to the authors, buy books or get them signed.
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The power tool of writing – Narrative Distance underpins every aspect from showing and telling, to controlling pace, building emotion and getting right to the heart of your characters. In this masterclass, you’ll learn the levels of intimacy between character and reader and just how you can pack the ultimate punch with your prose. Narrative Distance is a class for all skill levels, from beginner to pro looking to enhance their knowledge.
Point of View is a tricky beast which requires careful taming. In this workshop, we’ll discuss several elements of point of view, including how to choose whose story you want to tell; when to switch and how to do it well; and how to get the most emotional punch from the one you’ve chosen.