Research and Creation
Open to all.
Limited to 12 participants.
Which comes first, the research or the writing? For many works of fiction and non-fiction, research is an ongoing process with potentially different goals and outcomes depending on where it occurs during the project.
This workshop is for writers who do not necessarily consider themselves to be academics, but who wish to engage in research as part of their creative works for the sake of accuracy and authenticity, and perhaps also to transcend the constraints of what is recognized as possible.
Participants will be introduced to the different forms of research-creation, as well as how to evaluate resources. They will also be presented with scenarios where it may be impossible to confirm a claim, as well as situations where a writer may make the informed choice to work outside of established facts.