Meet the Editor: BLACKPOOL

Meet the Editor: BLACKPOOL
18 Jan 2020 at 01:00 pm
18 Jan 2020 at 03:00 pm

In this free session, held in association with New Writing North as part of the Northern Writers’ Awards Roadshow, meet professional editor Rodge Glass. Rodge will be talking about the role of the editor, how critical feedback can help develop your writing, and will be workshopping specific editing questions to help you get to grips with your book.

Rodge draws on his experience as an acclaimed novelist and senior creative writing lecturer, and hosts this session as a TLC Regional Ambassador.

Participants are encouraged to send in their editing queries in advance of the session, and Ashley will select a small handful to look at in detail during the session.

This session is open to writers of all levels. Participation is free, but advance registration is essential.

Exact timing and location tbc. Registration will open soon, please check back for more details.

About the Editor

Rodge Glass is a British writer. He studied at Strathclyde University and Glasgow University, before returning to work for the programme at Strathclyde in which he himself studied. Glass’s debut novel, No Fireworks, was nominated for four awards, the Saltire First Book Award, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Authors’ Club First Novel Award and the Glen Dimplex First Book Award. His biography of Alasdair Gray won a 2009 Somerset Maugham Award and was shortlisted for the Scottish Arts Council Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award. His next project was the hybrid graphic novel Dougie’s War, which was nominated for Best Publication and Best Illustration at the Scottish Creative Awards, also nominated for Best Graphic Novel at the Scottish Indie Comic Book Awards. A further novel, Bring Me the Head of Ryan Giggs, was published in April 2012. Glass has also published a number of short stories. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Edge Hill University, and a TLC reader.

TLC’s Regional Ambassadors Scheme

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