November 7, 2013 by Smock Alley
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Telling A Story Through Character with Gerry Stembridge
This is a weekend course will focus on prose fiction, looking at the question of point of view, its uses as a narrative tool, how it affects the language, style and structure of the story. We look at how to tell the story through the characters and examine the significance of choices of narrative approach: multi character or single character perspective, 1st or 3rd person narration. Participants will be expected to bring in samples of relevant work.
Gerard Stembridge has written a number of theatre plays and film scripts. He has also written extensively for radio. His novels are According to Luke, Counting Down, Unspoken and, most recently, The Effect of Her