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Masterclass: Writing Fiction with Daniel Shand - at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019

Dates
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30
Location
Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel, 38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4HQ
Daniel Shand

The Open University in Scotland is pleased to support this event as part of The OU 50th Anniversary Series at Edinburgh International Book Festival 2019. SOLD OUT

How do you go about creating authentic characters? Are you unsure what approach to take or what tools to employ to create fully rounded and believable beings? Many writers struggle with turning their observations into captivating prose.

Join prize-winning author, former OU Arts Faculty staff member and current Edinburgh Napier University lecturer Daniel Shand, as he delivers a masterclass guiding you through the techniques that will help you get to know your characters and bring them to life.

Tea and coffee will be provided.

This event is now SOLD OUT. Please check for returns nearer the time on the Edinburgh International Book Festival website.

You can try Creative Writing course content on the OU's free learning site OpenLearn, such as the 8-hour course Writing what you know, or the 12-hour course Start writing fiction.

The OU also offers the modules Creative Writing and Advanced Creative Writing, a BA (Honours) English Literature and Creative Writing, and an MA in Creative Writing.

Contact us

If you are interested in potentially holding an event with us,

call +44 (0) 131 226 3851  
email scotland