Sharon Dempsey writes across many genres and will delve into how we all can do it. The pitfalls and the ways to do it well, will be covered in the hour long chat, on 26th April 9-10pm.
Sharon Dempsey is a Belfast based writer of fiction and non-fiction books, with four health books published. Her crime debut Little Bird was released July 2017 with Bloodhound Books. Her contemporary fiction novel, A Posy of Promises, will be published by Bombshell Books in June.
She facilitates therapeutic creative writing classes for people affected by cancer and other health challenges and runs a creative writing group for young people, called Young Scribblers, at the Crescent Arts Centre. She tutors at Queen’s University and Stranmillis College. She has written for a variety of publications and newspapers, including the Irish Times.
Sharon is working on the follow up to Little Bird and a collection of dark short stories.
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Topic is; ‘Writing across genres. You can do it and how to.’
Introductions and hullos.
T1. What genres do you read and write in?
T2. What are the advantages of reading/writing across genres?
T3. What pitfalls are there to writing in many genres?
T4. What tips could you give to write across genres?
T5. How can readers help writers who write across genres?
Closing Thoughts. (CT)