Autumn 2016's WriteCon
is all about Changing Gears

Whichever event you choose, you’ll walk away with concrete, tailored advice.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

09.00 hours to 17.00 hours with breaks and coffee/tea

A choice of two workshops:

Memoir and Non-Fiction
with NaNoWriMo Program Director Lindsey Grant

Lindsey Grant is the former Program Director for National Novel Writing Month and the co-author of the writer’s workbook Ready, Set, Novel. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction and English from Mills College in Oakland, CA.

  • The Making of a Memoir
  • Defining memoir within the genres of nonfiction and creative nonfiction
  • Establishing the scope of your story
  • Understanding and applying angles of revelation
  • Ordering the events
  • Crafting your subplot
  • Exploring the impact of your story within the marketplace

For more information see the Detailed Schedule.

Register now 

Early Bird Tickets are 25% Off

Fiction Masterclass
with award winning author Jason Donald

Jason Donald was born in Scotland and grew up in South Africa. He studied English Literature and Philosophy at St. Andrews University and is a graduate of the Glasgow University Creative Writing MA.

His debut novel, Choke Chain, (Jonathan Cape) was shortlisted for the Authors Club Best First Novel Award and the Saltire First Book Award.

  • Basic Three Act Structure.
  • The Hero’s Journey and the Heroine’s Journey.
  • How Stories make Meaning?
  • Crafting Sharper Prose

For more information see the Detailed Schedule.

Register now 

Early Bird Tickets are 25% Off

LOCATION

Volkshaus Zürich
Stauffacherstrasse 60
8004 Zürich
Switzerland

By public transport:
Tram Nr. 2,3,9 or 14 until “Stauffacher”
or
Tram Nr 8 or Bus Nr. 32 until “Helvetiaplatz”
By car:
nearest park house “Stauffachertor”

Volkshaus