The ability to create a whole new world is the basis of great fantasy writing.
JRR Tolkien, George RR Martin and of course, Sir Terry Pratchett (yes, I was tempted to stick RR in there) set a very high bar that all writers must strive for when planning their fantastical stories.
Join us as Ben Slythe – using examples from Discworld – takes us step by step into a world populated by anything and everything your imagination can dream up. There have to be rules, as Terry Pratchett explains:
“You are allowed to make pigs fly, but you must take into account the depradations on the local bird life and the need for people in heavily flown over areas to carry stout umbrellas at all times”.
Not to mention an army of people ready to move out with shovels!
Tickets for the workshop are £8 and can be booked here.
Where and When:
Room 11 at the Medway Adult Education, Rochester Community Hub.
1.30pm – 3.30pm, Saturday, April 27th.
It will follow the Juvenile Crafters’ Guild which will take place between 10.30am – 12.30pm.
April’s Write Then Socialise will also take place the same day, from 10am-1pm in the cafe next door. There will be space in Room 11 for parents who wish to write while their children are crafting.
We’re also delighted that writer Kerry Hancock is joining us in Room 11 between 11am-12pm. Born and raised in Medway, her life long dream of becoming an author has been realised with the release of her first book ‘The Task’ due this year. A fantasy adventure for young and old, it’s the first in a trilogy.
Kerry will share her story of how she was picked up by her publisher and do a Q&A on the publishing process.
No tickets are required for the Juvenile Crafters’ Guild, Kerry’s talk or Write Then Socialise.