Learn and work with short story structures and linguistic strategies in this two-day workshop by Kevin Frato. Topics include effective story structures, useful plot devices, poetic vs. natural dialogue, and combining tone and plot to create an effect. Participants engage in exercises and we analyze how each others’ efforts appear to fit their goals.
Anyone already writing in English (or who would like start), as well as those writing in other languages who would like an Anglo-Saxon perspective on narrative and linguistic theory.
Participants should be relatively fluent in spoken and written English.
Kevin Frato is an author and educator originally from Ohio, USA. He has published fiction and non-fiction with Natur och Kultur, Myrios novellförlag, X-Publishing, and Kabusa Böcker. He is the main-author of Natur och Kultur’s long-running Echo series of English readers (stories and non-fiction at the upper-secondary level), which has been reprinted yearly since 2013 and is now in its second edition, revised and with many new stories. He has also worked as a journalist in the US and Sweden, and has also worked as an editor, proofreader, teacher, lecturer and translator.
Kevin Frato teaches creative writing courses in English at Skrivarakademin.
Kevin Frato is from the USA and has lived in Stockholm since 1998. He has published several books with Swedish publishers Natur och Kultur and Kabusa Böcker, and also written for newspapers and magazines in the US and Sweden.
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