As part of Iron Mountain Literature Festival, internationally acclaimed author, Claire Keegan invites you to join her for How Fiction Works, a 3-day workshop at The Dock, from 6-8 October, 9am to 1pm daily.
These seminars will explore and demonstrate the characteristics and differences between the short story and the novel. Claire Keegan will discuss the structure of narrative, character, tension, point of view, dialogue, character, time and setting - and will invite discussion of three McGahern stories and his novel, The Barracks.
The course may be of particular interest to those who write or read fiction (participants are responsible for sourcing the texts) - but anyone with an interest in reading or understanding how fiction works is most welcome to attend.
The following stories will be discussed:
'Like All Other Men'
Also, John McGahern's novel - The Barracks.
Tuition Fee: 300 euro.
This workshop is fully booked.