with David Gaffney
Join the master of Flash Fiction, David Gaffney, and find out how to produce effective stories – in less than 500 words. Filled with fun, practical exercises, you’ll learn how to transform 1000 words into 150 without losing power, character detail, plot and dialogue. You’ll leave with the tools to be able to write fantastic Flash Fiction.
‘One hundred and fifty words by Gaffney are more worthwhile than novels by a good many others.’ Guardian
David Gaffney is the author of the novels Never Never (2008) and All The Places I’ve Ever Lived (2017) plus the flash fiction and short story collections Sawn-Off Tales (2006), Aromabingo (2007), The Half-Life of Songs (2010) and More Sawn-Off Tales (2013). He has written articles for The Guardian, Sunday Times, Financial Times and Prospect magazine, and was a judge for the Bridport Prize. His story ‘The Staring Man’ is featured in Best British Short Stories, and his story ‘Insight’ featured in the collection We Were Strangers – stories inspired by Joy Division (2018). David’s graphic novel with Dan Berry, The Three Rooms In Valerie’s Head was published in 2018 with Top Shelf and his next graphic novel, Rivers, will be out in 2020.Book
Sat 23 Nov, 11am-1pm
The Old Sunday School / Heritage Centre, Roe St, SK11 6UT£6 Book