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Friday, March 29 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Advice for Writers: Characterisation

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Practical experience and observations on writing believable and interesting characters. Gillian Redfearn moderates Sarah Ash, Jacey Bedford, Gareth Powell and Ian Watson.


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Sarah Ash

I've loved mythology and folklore since I was a child. I then had years of fun working as a children's librarian, encouraging children to enjoy reading. My fantasy novels include The Tears of Artamon sequence which was influenced by the music and legends of Eastern Europe. Oh - and... Read More →
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Gareth L. Powell

Author of the novels Ack-Ack Macaque, The Recollection and Silversands, all of which were favourably reviewed in The Guardian, and the short story collection The Last Reef, which Morpheus Tales described as “One of the finest collections of SF short stories I have had the privilege... Read More →
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Ian Watson

The Waters of Destiny, by Ian in collaboration with Andy West, released just recently as 3 ebooks (the first one free) from www.watersofdestiny.com, tells how an Arab doctor of genius could realistically in the 12th century have discovered the true cause of the Black Death and stored... Read More →

Friday March 29, 2013 7:00pm - 8:00pm GMT
3 - Boardroom Cedar Court