Writing Fiction: Settings

The Crescent

2-4 University Road
Co. Belfast

A one-off workshop looking at settings in creative writing.

Suitable for complete beginners or more experienced writers interested in working on their craft. Using a series of structured exercises, you’ll learn how to create lush, vivid settings that draw your reader in to your writing.

Participants will need to bring with them a device capable of browsing the internet (smartphone, tablet or laptop computer).

Learn how to walk through landscapes both exotic and familiar as you bring settings to life through words.


About the Tutor

Rachael Kelly has a PhD in Film Theory and a Dip NCFE in Journalism, and is currently working as a freelance writer and arts administrator. Her doctoral thesis, Mark Antony and Popular Culture, was published by IB Tauris in 2014.

She writes science fiction as RB Kelly. Her first novel, The Edge of Heaven, was a winner of the Irish Writers' Centre Novel Fair Competition and was published in 2016. Her short fiction and non-fiction articles have appeared in magazines and journals around the world, and her short story Blumelena, was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize in 2012. For more information on Rachael's work, go to rbkelly.co.uk.

Age Range18+

Entrance Fee

£25 | £21