Masterful Storytelling: A Masterclass with Alexander McCall Smith
Date/Time: Sunday 5 February 2023 13:30-14:30
Session No: 78
Learn from master storyteller and prolific writer, Alexander McCall Smith about the art of writing fiction. In this intimate masterclass, McCall Smith will also share insights into his own career and writing process. What makes a character memorable and dialogue sparkle on the page? What strategies can writers use to maintain a momentum in writing across their career? How can a writer captivate a loyal readership?
Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over 100 books on a wide array of subjects, including the award-winning The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has sold over 20 million copies in the English language alone. He is also the author of the Isabel Dalhousie novels, and the world’s longest-running serial novel 44 Scotland Street. Most recently he published the Detective Varg series of Scandi ‘blanc’ novels set in Sweden. His books have been translated into 46 languages.