Need help writing that future bestseller? Then this is the event for you. Susan Barker, an accomplished writer and author of the wildly imaginative The Incarnations (which The Independent likened to Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children), who is currently Writer in Residence at the University of Manchester’s Centre for New Writing, will give a masterclass on inventing convincing and memorable fictional characters, who come to life on the page. Spaces are limited. Book now to avoid disappointment.