Author, James R Vance has lived in the Limousin region of France for fifteen years. He has published eight novels and will be launching his latest historical fiction novel, The Housekeeper at the Charroux Literary Festival 2017.
He contributes to local newspapers and magazines and in 2014, he participated in a four-day spectacular at Bridiers in the Creuse department to mark the centenary commemoration of WWI—an acting role, as a poilu. He resumed a similar role in the 2015 centenary event to mark the end of WWII. Also during 2015, he participated in the first 3-day Charroux Literary Festival, running a workshop on ‘Structure in Writing Fiction’. He is a founder member of La Souterraine Writers’ Group, which has produced several published authors over the past years.
Scene Creation & Transition Workshop
for Charroux Literary Festival 2017
Outline of the workshop:
The use of visual description
The application of peripheral observations
The use of associated input
The validation of accurate information
The transition of imagination into words
The workshop will consist of discussion, supported by visual aids / examples, and attendees will have the opportunity to practise scene creation with feedback.
There will be handouts covering the main points of the workshop.
James R. Vance