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.Let's Go
NovelTeens #1: How to Make Characters with Dave Rudden
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.
Dave’s number one rule: a main character can not be boring. What do they want? What do they fear? What is their flaw? Heroes aren’t perfect after all!
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‘Ná bí ag ceapadh go bhfuil ach guth amháin agat. Tá na céadta agat!’ Ceistíonn an scríbhneoir dátheangach Éilís Ní Dhuibhne cé atá ag insint an scéal agus cén dearcadh a bhfuil acu sa ceachtín speisialta #NovelTeens seo. Cén dearcadh faoi leith a bhfuil ag do charachtar ar an saol?Let's Go
In the second edition of NovelTeens, author Dave Rudden talks about how to create a compelling antagonist for your story. What is it that makes a villain really stand out? And how do they put pressure on your story’s heroes?Let's Go