USING EMOTION TO CREATE SATISFYING CONCLUSIONS: Avoiding the letdown of mystery endings with 'Hwa-Cha'.
HOW TO WRITE KICK-ARSE HEROINES: Learning about different shades of 'hero' with the Handmaid's Tale.
HOLY SHIT! A CHARACTER TWIST: Ideas on bamboozling your readers with a character twist from Black Mirror.
So anyway, while sitting around all day and listening to established authors speak, I feel like I learned a lot of stuff. And because it is within my nature to forget said 'stuff' if it doesn't get written down, I thought I would document my findings here for future reference.
Read on for some festival writing ideas and thoughts....