The series kicks off with a bitesize masterclass from Dave Rudden. Author of Knights of the Borrowed Dark series, Dave shows us how to create a compelling main character.
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Was James Joyce Ireland’s first early music enthusiast? Join tenor Conor Prendiville and harpsichordist Malcolm Proud in a special Easter Sunday exploration of Joyce’s passion for music of the 16th and 17th centuries, including music by composers such as John Dowland, William Byrd, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck – and Claudio Monteverdi’s aria ‘Tu se’ Morta’, which was sung at Joyce’s funeral.
In Deirdre Sullivan’s second NovelTeens masterclass, she guides us through building a sustainable writing practice, divulging hints and tips that we can use to kickstart a daily routine. She highlights the importance of reading other writers, as well as setting small, achievable goals and sharing your work with your peers.
Writer Anna Carey tells us how dialogue can help bring a story to life and gives us some key tips for creating realistic characters in her NovelTeens mini masterclass. How do you write believable dialogue?