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Trying New Positions: how to spice up your text life

LSE Literary Festival workshop

Date: Saturday 2 March 2013 
Time: 11am-12pm
Venue: Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Katy Darby

Bored of the same old viewpoint or genre? Want to inject new life into your prose? Katy Darby talks about experimenting and playing around with different approaches to writing fiction. We'll explore the genesis and development of ideas (and come up with some new ones of our own) - and discuss ways of telling a story which can refresh a dusty narrative and teach an old plot new tricks.

Katy Darby is author of The Unpierced Heart, director of short story event Liars' League and writing tutor at City University.

This is the second of three workshops, preceeded by Fast Fiction: creative writing and changing technology| at 10am, and followed by Based on a True Story| at 12noon.

This event forms part of LSE's 5th Space for Thought Literary Festival|, taking place from Tuesday 26 February - Saturday 2 March 2013, with the theme 'Branching Out'.

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSElitfest

Podcast

A podcast of this event is available to download from Literary Festival 2013: Trying New Positions: how to spice up your text life|

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Slides

A copy of Katy Derby's presentations can be downloaded:

Trying New Positions: how to spice up your text life 1 (PDF)|

Trying New Positions: how to spice up your text life 2 (PDF)|

CPD

This event has been certified for CPD| purposes by the Continuing Professional Development Certification Service|. Self-Assessment Record forms will be made available for delegates wishing to record further learning and knowledge enhancement for Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPD) purposes. For delegates who wish to obtain a CPD Certificate of Attendance, it is the responsibility of delegates to register their details with a LSE steward at the end of the event and email a completed scanned copy of their Self-Assessment Record form to events@lse.ac.uk| within 28 days of the date of the event attended. If a delegate fails to register their details at the event and email a scanned copy of their completed Self-Assessment Record form within 28 days, it will not prove possible to issue a certificate. Certificates of attendance will be emailed out within 10 working days of the Self-Assessment form being received.

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