Aberdeen Central Library

Aberdeen Central Library
Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1GW
  • Telephone 01224 652500
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Granite Noir: Crafting Compelling Characters With Killer Women's Melanie McGrath

Learn how to develop convincing, compelling characters, and discover how to use relationships between characters, story and setting to really make a character sing, dance — and murder. Discover how to craft likeable and unlikeable characters for stand-alones and series, and how to avoid the five most common pitfalls. This…

Sun 25 Feb 2018

£8.50 / 01224 652500

Granite Noir: How to Plan Your Novel (and get it finished) Perfecting Plot, with Killer Women’s Colette McBeth

This masterclass demystifies the process of novel writing, helps you break down your story into manageable chunks, and shows how plotting will not only get you started, but take you all the way from the beginning to “THE END”. Learn about storyboarding techniques, outlining, character arcs and how to weave suspense into…

Fri 23 Feb 2018

£8.50 / 01224 652500

Granite Noir: Magic, Mystery and Mayhem With Meg McLaren

Be mystified by amazing magic tricks as Meg McLaren introduces the characters from her book Life is Magic. Then hear from Meg's new mystery story, Pigeon P.I. Can you help find out who’s stealing all the feathers?

Sun 25 Feb 2018

Free / 01224 652500

Granite Noir: SFX Make Up With Raymond Wood

Join theatre make-up artist specialist and teacher Raymond Wood for a hands on SFX make up workshop. Over the course of the session Raymond will demonstrate a number of stage make up special effects that could be found on a body at a scene of a crime. We’ll be imagining crime scene scenarios and teaching you how to create…

Sun 25 Feb 2018

£15 / 01224 652500

Granite Noir: Steve and Frandan Take On The World With Ron Butlin

Poet, playwright, novelist, and former Edinburgh Makar Ron Butlin unveils this rollicking rollercoaster of a novel, packed with adventure and adversity. Steve is sick of being cyber-bullied, and of adults messing up the world. His best friends, twins Fran and Dan, agree. The trio sets off to solve the world — but wind up…

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Free / 01224 652500

Granite Noir: Writing Workshop With Elen Caldecott

Award-winning Elen Caldecott is the author of children’s mysteries such as The Great Ice Cream Heist, Operation Eiffel Tower, and The Mystery of Wickworth Manor. In this hour-long workshop she’ll help aspiring young writers explore their creativity and look at how to develop an idea. She’ll cover characterisation, point…

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Free / 01224 652500

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