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King’s Place

90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
http://www.theguardian.com/guardian-masterclasses

April 2016

How to turn your idea into a novel with Jill Dawson

16 April, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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If you have an idea for a novel, this inspiring class will help you to stop procrastinating and dive into writing. You’ll get involved in practical exercises where you’ll dream up scenes, play with images and flesh out characters. You’ll also learn the essentials of synopsis-writing, structure and storytelling, as well as how to boost productivity. Suitable for writers of all levels, it’s the ideal class to help you to get your novel out of your head and onto the…

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March 2017

The Guilty Feminist with Deborah Frances-White, Sara Pascoe and Clémence Poésy

13 March, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedian Deborah Frances-White for her comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each episode Deborah and her guests discuss topics ‘all 21st century feminists agree on’ while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. The podcast has been a huge success with over 800,000 downloads since it started at the end of last year. For this episode, Deborah will be joined by co-host Sarah Pascoe…

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The science of storytelling with Will Storr

18 March, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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Drawing upon the latest research from neuroscience and psychology, award-winning writer Will Storr reveals how authors, screenwriters and journalists of all levels can make their writing more compelling. During this fascinating masterclass, you’ll learn how the human brain turns life events into dramatic narratives. Then, you’ll discover how to exploit the brain’s natural storytelling processes within your own writing. The course comprises a mixture of theoretical talks and fun practical exercises, where you’ll build up a captivating scene using principles…

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Global Pillage with Susan Wokoma, Athena Kugblenu, Sarah Bennetto, Radu Isac, Larry Dean, Lemn Sissay & Avery Edison

18 March, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
King’s Place, 90 York Way
London, N1 9AG United Kingdom
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Global Pillage is a new comedy panel show podcast all about idiom, culture, customs and norms. Listen to the trailer now! • What do the Japanese mean when they accuse someone of ‘having a cat on their head’? • What do your friends make you do if you’re unmarried by 30 in Germany? • What did the acronym NORWICH mean (the equivalent of sexting jargon) if sent between World War Two sweethearts? All the oddness of humanity is explored in…

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