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Short Sharp Shock : Creative Writing Workshop for Teens (15-19 years)

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British Council Malaysia

Ground Floor, West Block Wisma Selangor Dredging, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

142C, Jalan Ampang

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50450

Malaysia

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Northern Irish author Paul McVeigh leads this fiction workshop aimed at teen writers aged 15-19.

What is flash fiction? You'll find out how to write a short-short story. You'll look at where you can get inspiration from. You'll write a short piece and get feedback on your work and find out how to make an impact in a short piece of writing.

Focus:

How to get the attention of your reader
Writing fiction with emotional impact
Where to find inspiration
How to edit your story

Reviews for Paul's writing:

“A work of genius.” Pulitzer Prize-winning short story writer Robert Olen Butler.

“A wildly impotent new talent.” Laura van den Berg.
“One of Ireland’s most exciting and talented writers.” BBC Radio 4

Bio

Paul McVeigh’s short fiction has appeared in journals, anthologies and on BBC Radio 3, 4 & 5. Paul’s short story blog, which shares writing opportunities and advice, is about to reach 2 million visits. His debut novel, The Good Son, has won 2 awards in the UK and his writing has been translated into 7 languages. He is the co-founder of London Short Story Festival, associate director at Word Factory the UK’s national organisation for excellence in the short story and he judges international short story competitions. Paul interviews short story writers such as Cate Kennedy and George Saunders for The Irish Times and has represented the short story form for the British Council in Mexico and Turkey.

Sponsors:

Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Culture Ireland

And with thanks to:

British Council Malaysia


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British Council Malaysia

Ground Floor, West Block Wisma Selangor Dredging, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

142C, Jalan Ampang

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50450

Malaysia

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