Podcast

Rebecca O’Connor Master Class Recording

In this master class with Rebecca O’Connor, novelist, poet and editor of the literary magazine 'The Moth', we talked about her novel 'He Is Mine and I Have No Other' and the importance of setting, the challenges of capturing a teenage voice, the charms of the epistolary novel, the value of a good beta reader, some tips for those who’d like to see their work published in 'The Moth', and much more.Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger22 November 2019

Caoilinn Hughes Master Class Recording

In this master class with award-winning Irish writer Caoilinn Hughes, we talked about her novel 'Orchid & the Wasp' and figuring out form, crafting a complex female protagonist, how to write when you don’t feel like it or have limited time, how publishing can kind of mess with your head and how to protect yourself, and much more.Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger14 August 2019

Kristen Roupenian Master Class Recording

In this master class with Kristen Roupenian, we discussed her viral short story 'Cat Person' and a few others from her debut collection 'You Know You Want This'. Some of the specific topics covered included using horror and fantastical elements in your writing, learning when to stop revising, and dealing with the negative voice in your head.Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger3 April 2019

Jennifer Clement Master Class Recording

In this master class with award-winning author Jennifer Clement, we discussed the challenges of writing about social issues, the role …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger28 January 2019

Joost Baars Master Class Recording

In this master class, award-winning poet Joost Baars and Sarah Carriger discussed the art of the line-break, poetry in translation, getting unstuck and more. Some inspiring words for poets and fiction writers alike.Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger2 September 2018

Manu Joseph Master Class Recording

In this master class with award-winning Indian novelist Manu Joseph, we talked about his novel Miss Laila, Armed & Dangerous and getting political in your writing, the art of satire, the challenges of writing from the point of view of characters very different than yourself, the value of humour, finding your voice as a writer and more. Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger28 August 2018

Karen Kao Master Class Recording

This master class with Karen Kao covered how to write violence effectively, include multiple points of view, incorporate research into historical fiction without being overwhelmed by it, find a publisher and much more. Please be aware that Karen's novel contains a rape scene which is read aloud in the class. Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger31 July 2018

A.M. Homes Master Class Recording

American author A.M. Homes gave a special Craft Talk for the students of the International Writers’ Collective on 14 April …Read More

Profile PhotoSarah Carriger30 April 2018

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