Literature for teens

Writing workshop with Ruth Frances Long
Teens (Ages 12+): Friday 4th November 3.00pm to 5.00pm
€15 per person
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Ruth Frances Long writes dark young adult fantasy, often about scary fairies, such as The Treachery of Beautiful Things, A Crack in Everything, A Hollow in the Hills and the newly released A Darkness at the End. (O’Brien Press, 2016). As R. F. Long, she also writes fantasy and paranormal romance.
She lives in Wicklow and works in a specialized library of rare, unusual & occasionally crazy books. But they don’t talk to her that often.
In 2015 she won the European Science Fiction Society Spirit of Dedication Award for Best Author of Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy.

Workshop details:

Finding the Fantastic in your Fiction
Award winning YA fantasy author Ruth Frances Long discusses aspects of storytelling and folklore, how they integrate with modern fiction and looks at the magic interwoven in the stories all around us. We'll explore how to use folklore, fairytale and supernatural elements in your fiction, from fantasy to contemporary and explore different ways of using myths and folktales to flesh out your writing and inject some magic.

Author Panel

Joe Murphy and Lorne Patterson will join Ruth Frances Long on the author panel for a question and answer session on Saturday 5th November at 11am. Ages 10+ and adults, €4 per person.

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