Masterclass: Doug Johnstone

Masterclass: Doug Johnstone on Killer Editing

June 04 at 4pm

Learn how to craft compelling stories and bring captivating characters to life through hands-on lessons from acclaimed authors and industry experts. In this TIFA creative writing masterclass, bestselling Scottish author Doug Johnstone will teach you killer editing skills for producing stories that grip readers and propel plotlines. Johnstone is the author of A Dark Matter (2020), Breakers (2019) and The Jump (2015), which were shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Novel of the Year. He has taught creative writing and been a writer-in-residence at various institutions over the last decade, and has been an arts journalist for over 20 years. Over 90 minutes, Johnstone will share the process of self-editing to become a concise and effective writer. All writing levels welcome.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: June 4 at 4pm ET
Where: Main Loft in Harbourfront Centre’s main building
Duration: 90 minutes
Ticket price: $53

Presented with support from Scottish Books International.

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