Mosman Community College

new
Workshops college friends join our mailing list





1. COMMUNICATION & COMPUTER STUDIES » Writing

WRITING CRIME FICTION

Course ID 20213
Price $60.00 (GST included)
Status Module is finished.
Location 2/696 Military Road, Mosman
Tutor Keith Whelan
Sessions 1 session of 2 hours
Start date Saturday, 21 April 2018
Finish date Saturday, 21 April 2018
Time 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Do you have an idea for a gripping crime novel?
Would you like to know how to plot your book flawlessly?
Do you want to create beautifully crafted characters and nail-biting twists?

This workshop will show you the essential techniques that every crime writer needs to know. Whatever your subgenre, whether Scandi-crime or detective ‘cosies’, this workshop is full of inspirational advice, acute insights and practical exercises.
The workshop establishes the rules of writing crime fiction from convincing characters to the role of research. The workshop covers the practical craft of writing and editing, before explaining in detail how to take your work to a wider readership.

About the presenter


Keith Whelan

I have worked for several national and local newspapers as well as freelancing and have been teaching creative writing for the past eight years in Ireland and Australia.

Amongst the libraries I have taught in are Wyong Shire Council, Cessnock City Council, The Hills Council, Hornsby Council, Burwood Council, Holroyd Library, Ashfield Library, Warringah Library City of Ryde Council and Port Stephens Council.

I have also conducted a Creative Writing as part of the John Hopkins CTYI Programme in the University of Limerick, Ireland as a ten week course and also as part of the curriculum at the Centre for Adult Education at the University of Limerick.

The course has also been included in several Library Programmes for Children's Book Festival and Writer's Weeks in Ireland. I also teach at the University of Sydney - Centre for Continuing Education, WEA Hunter, Central Coast Community College, Hornsby / Kur-un-gai Community College, Kur-un-gai Arts Centre, Newcastle Museum and Tuggerah Lakes Community College



Home |  Courses |  About Us |  Enrolment |  Locations |  News |  Tutors |  Contact Us