2018 Media Releases

Murder You Wrote: Do you have an idea for a gripping crime novel?

12 September 2018


Saturday 20 October 2018, 2pm to 4pm
Chatswood Library on The Concourse

Lower Ground, 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Cost: $15

Do you have an idea for a gripping crime novel? Discover the essential techniques every crime writer needs at Chatswood Library on The Concourse, Saturday 20 October 2018 at 2pm.

In this two-hour workshop, journalist and creative writing teacher; Keith Whelan, will deliver inspirational advice, acute insights and practical exercises. Whatever your subgenre, whether Scandi-crime or detective ‘cosies’, this workshop will bring out the writer in you.

The workshop establishes the rules of writing crime fiction – from creating convincing characters to the role of research. It covers the practical craft of writing and editing, before explaining in detail how to take your work to a wider readership.

Keith Whelan has worked as a journalist for national and local papers as well as freelancing and teaching creative writing for more than 10 years at a variety of universities, community colleges and libraries in Australia and Ireland.

Bookings are essential, please visit willoughby.nsw.gov.au/Library to book. Cost $15 payable on the day of the workshop.

Media Contact
Acting Marketing and Events Manager
Phone: 9777 7703
Mobile: 0455 061 700
Email: Samantha.Connor@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au 

For non media related enquiries contact Willoughby City Council on 9777 1000 or email@willoughby.nsw.gov.au