Wordstock Literary Festival: Your masterclass guide

October 17, 2019 admin

Learn more about the Masterclasses Wordstock Sudbury has to offer!

Tickets are on sale now for Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival 6th Edition!

Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival is just weeks away and we want you to make the most of this exciting weekend with authors, books, and like minded literary fiends!

So now is the perfect time to think about the Masterclasses and Sessions you surely won’t want to miss. Learn more about the Masterclasses below:

Masterclass #1: Editing Your Work with Doyali Islam:

Saturday, 2 November 2019 from 09:30-11:00

One of the most challenging aspects of literary creation is editing your work or being edited. Spend the morning with Doyali Islam discovering an effective approach to polishing your work. Explore the different stages and types of editing and learn to look at your work with fresh eyes.

Masterclass #2: Podcasting 101 with Ryan McMahon:

Saturday, 2 November 2019 from 09:30-11:00

Learn about the growing trend of podcasting with award winning podcaster Ryan McMahon. Discover how to prepare your writing for podcasting as well as how to transform your story into an auditory masterpiece.

Masterclass #3: The Art of Poetry Slam with Britta Badour:

Saturday, 2 November 2019 from 10:30-12:00

Poetry comes from an oral tradition and slam poetry continues that tradition by placing emphasis on the content and presentation of your work. Join Britta Badour, spoken word poet, teaching artist and mentor, for this masterclass focusing on perfecting your poetry and presentation. Explore ways to hone your poetry delivery and ramp up your live performance.

Masterclass #4: Talking Dialogue with Katherine Koller:

Sunday, 3 November 2019 from 09:30-10:30

Writing dialogue can be challenging, but it is essential to character and plot development. In some types of writing, it is even the primary means of telling your story. Uncover some tips, ideas, and theories about this important part of writing.