The Alchemy of Research with Sarah Bower
Join novelist and short story writer Sarah Bower for our afternoon session which focuses on the power of research when developing your fiction. Combining writing exercises with informal group discussion, Sarah will share research strategies and writing techniques to help you get under the skin of your characters and create accurate settings that bring your story to life. Whether you are hoping to develop your research into compelling, imaginative writing, or need to ground your story in the detail of experience, this workshop will help you find new ways to balance fact and fiction.
One bursary place is available for this workshop. Click here to apply >>
Sarah Bower is a novelist and short story writer. Her fiction has been translated into ten languages. Her first novel, The Needle in the Blood, won the Susan Hill Award in 2007. Her short fiction has been published in magazines and anthologies and been read on BBC radio. She has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia where she was shortlisted for the Curtis Brown scholarship for 2001/2002. She teaches creative writing for the Open University and manages the Escalator and Emerging Translator Mentoring Schemes for the National Centre for Writing.
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