Literary Arts, Talk/Workshop

AFCC 2017 Masterclass: Writing the Weird

Organised by: The National Book Development Council of Singapore
Performed by: Lee Battersby
  • Date:
    20 May 2017
  • Time:
  • Duration:
    8h with lunch intermission
  • Venue:
    Singapore Management University Seminar Room 3.3, Level 3, School of Social Sciences, 90 Stamford Road, Singapore 178903
  • Language:
  • Admission:
  • Advisory:
    For Middle-Grade or YA fiction


How do you write stories that grip, thrill and spook children of all ages? Invert the world, add strange elements, and bend the laws of physics to breaking point. Award-winning writer Lee Battersby will take participants through the stages of world-building, story construction, and creating the fantastic, with an eye to creating stories that disturb, thrill, and go bump in the night.

AFCC 2017 Masterclass: Writing the Weird