Short Story Workshop: Write Short Stories that Stand Out

Marketplace Theatre, Armagh
26 July 2021
2:30 pm
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3 x two-hour workshop sessions with award-winning writer Paul McVeigh.

Workshop Description

In this course you will find out what competition judges, anthology and journal editors look for in a short story. You will get tips on where to start the action and how to grab the reader. You will also look at submission opportunities, how to find them and where you should be sending your stories.

Workshop Dates

This workshop will be hosted in the Marketplace Theatre, Armagh on the following dates. Your £66 fee covers all three workshop sessions.

  • Monday 26th July 2021, 1430hrs to 1630hrs
  • Tuesday 27th July 2021, 1430hrs to 1630hrs
  • Thursday 29th July 2021, 1430hrs to 1630hrs


Paul McVeigh

Paul has written comedy, essays, a novel, plays and short stories, and his work has been performed on radio, stage and television.  His novel, The Good Son, won The Polari First Novel Award and the McCrea Literary Award. He co-founded London Short Story Festival and has edited three anthologies.

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John Hewitt Society

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